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  • News

    External cost charging moves closer in Eurovignette review

    The principle of charging heavy vehicles for the ‘external costs’ they cause has been approved by MEPs in their response to the Commission’s proposed revision of the Eurovignette directive, but...

     Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 17:14
  • News

    Late on charging

    The Commission has threatened legal action against Greece, Italy, Spain and Portugal for failing to put EU legislation on road charging into their national laws.

     Thursday, March 12, 2009 - 16:27
  • Press release

    Massive setback for money-saving, safer, and quieter tyres

    The introduction of road vehicle tyres that are safer, quieter and save money though lower fuel costs, have been delayed by up to fourteen years following a vote today in the European Parliament...

     Tuesday, March 10, 2009 - 14:00
  • Press release

    New tyre rules will save fuel but fail on noise

    An informal political agreement has been reached on Europe's first energy efficiency and noise standards for car and lorry tyres.

     Monday, February 23, 2009 - 11:00
  • News

    Lorry damage disproportionate to vehicle numbers

    Lorries cause vastly more environmental damage and congestion than their share of Europe’s road vehicles leads people to believe, according to a report for T&E that has been published as the...

     Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 17:54
  • News

    'Flawed' report on gigaliners

    A report by a Belgian consultancy TML says allowing 60-tonne lorries to use EU roads would bring economic, environmental and safety benefits. However, the report has been criticised by...

     Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 17:25
  • News

    Austria vs EU

    Austria has once again found its attempts to protect itself from the effects of road traffic rejected by EU lawyers.

     Thursday, February 12, 2009 - 17:21
  • Press release

    MEPs put brakes on green road charges

    The future of green road charging schemes in Europe has been hampered by a vote in the European Parliament's Transport Committee.

     Wednesday, February 11, 2009 - 11:00
  • Publication

    Are trucks taking their toll? (Briefing)

     Monday, January 12, 2009 - 17:27