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COVID-19: how some countries around the world are supporting road transport
National governments have a key role to play in ensuring the continuity of road transport as the lifeblood of society and the supply of essential everyday goods. Here is an overview of the best practices
IRU’s open letter to global leaders
The private passenger road transport industry provides vital services to society and contributes to economic growth. It adds to the success of numerous sectors, most notably, but not limited to the tourism industry, and is essential to business and leisure travel. However, as the COVID-19 pandemic containment measures are forcing millions of people to stay at home, passenger transport operators have also been facing a de facto lockdown unlike any other in the industry’s history.
IRU/ITF: support for road transport essential to safeguarding a healthy global economy
The International Road Transport Union (IRU) and the International Transport Workers’ Federation (ITF) have issued a joint statement calling for support from governments and international bodies to ensure international supply and mobility chains remain connected during the Covid-19 pandemic.
Passenger road transport: SMEs fight for survival in the time of COVID-19
Passenger road transport is the backbone of the global economy. It contributes to the success of numerous sectors, but not limited to, the tourism industry and is essential to business and leisure travel. But as the COVID-19 pandemic containment measures are forcing millions of people to stay at home, passenger transport operations have been condemned to a de facto lockdown, unlike any other in the industry’s history.