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Important relief measures for EU road transport operators enter into force
A patchwork of administrative formalities has been the main challenge for road transport companies during COVID-19. To remove unnecessary burdens and provide flexibility for operators during COVID-19, the EU has approved a set of urgent measures to help transport companies cope with the pandemic’s impacts. IRU advocated for the extension of the validity of certificates and licences as well as for the extension of compliance deadlines with European Institutions and Member States. “It is a relief
IRU World Congress postponed
As COVID-19 is presenting unprecedented global challenges and considering the current uncertainty associated with planning major events during the second half of this year, IRU has taken the difficult decision to postpone this year’s World Congress, which was scheduled to take place on 19-21 October in Berlin.
The future of distance learning in road transport - part II
In the second part of IRU’s interviews with members about the future of distance learning in commercial transport, we talk to Peter Hari, responsible for dangerous goods and safety at ASTAG, the Swiss Road Transport Association.
IRU’s take on the European Commission guidelines for tourism and transport
As Member States are gradually de-confining, the European Commission published a package of guidelines to provide harmonised guidance for the ramp up of the transport and tourism sectors as well as the opening of borders.
IRU partners with WCO to push customs worldwide to coordinate efforts to safeguard international road transport supply chains
IRU and the World Customs Organization (WCO) issued a joint statement calling for coordinated efforts by Customs administrations worldwide, to ensure the continuity of international supply chains and the facilitation of freight movement during the COVID-19 pandemic.