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Lorry Ban

Austria wants to ban lorries carrying certain goods from a 12km stretch of the Inn Valley motorway to improve air quality, but the Commission has said this would break EU rules.

Published on September 19, 2007 - 10:00

Monster Vote

MEPs have voted twice to restrict the possibilities for 25-metre lorries (variously called “monster trucks”, “modular trucks”, “gigaliners”, and other names) to use EU roads.

Published on July 26, 2007 - 10:00

No to gigaliners

T&E is calling on the EU to make road user charges that include the full costs of pollution and congestion a prerequisite for the introduction of longer and heavier lorries, or 'gigaliners', now being trialled in several European countries.

Published on May 3, 2007 - 17:01