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SI 27.03.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Slovenia

Temporary and limited relaxation of the enforcement of driving and rest time rules for drivers

Slovenia has informed of a temporary and limited relaxation of the enforcement of driving and rest time rules for drivers of vehicles transporting essential goods. It will apply to drivers involved in the delivery of goods in domestic and international transport. This relaxation is granted pursuant to Art. 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006.

Start date: 16.03.2020

End date: 16.04.2020

Further information here.

Source: European Commission COVID-10 website

 

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CZ 27.03.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Czech Republic

Prohibition to overtake on some sections of the CZ road network

From 19 March 2020 for a period of 60 days, the border sections of the D1, D2, D5, D8 and D11 motorways are affected by the following restriction:

In the direction of the border crossing points, lorries over 3.5 tonnes are prohibited from overtaking.

Exceptions to this prohibition are vehicles used in:

a)     The carriage of perishable goods, at least half the volume of the cargo space of a vehicle or combination of vehicles.

b)     The transport of live animals.

c)     Carriage of fuel intended for petrol stations.

d)     Carriage of postal items.

e)     The transport of medical and biological material, medicines and material for their manufacture.

The reason for this restriction is to reduce queues at border crossing points and give preference to essential transport.

The restriction applies to the following sections of road:

·        Highway D1 from km 366,300 to the right (direction of state border).

·        Highway D2 from km 35,000 to the right (direction of the state border).

·        Highway D5 from km 136,300 to the right (direction of parking).

·        D8 motorway from km 86,900 to the right (direction of the state border) and from the state border to km 88,200 to the left (direction Prague, due to checks by the Czech Republic police).

Source: CESMAD-Bohemia

 

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IT 27.03.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Italy

The Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has signed a decree extending the suspension of the current traffic ban for HGVs with a maximum total mass exceeding 7.5 tonnes on extra-urban roads for the next two Sundays, on 29 March and 5 April 2020. Note that for vehicles performing international transport, the suspension of traffic restrictions is to be maintained until further notice. The text of the decree is available here.

Source: Italian Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport

 

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TJ 27.03.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Tajikistan

In accordance with Protocol No.1k / 25-2, dated 16 March 2020, in line with the meeting of the President of the Republic of Tajikistan on measures on the prevention of the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) on the territory of the Republic of Tajikistan, the control and regulation of international traffic has been increased.

Registration and other customs operations with goods and products imported into the country are carried out at border terminals, and their further transportation to the destination will be carried out by national operators.

Source: ABBAT (from the Ministry of Transport of the Republic of Tajikistan)

 

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TM 27.03.20
Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak – updated situation in Turkmenistan

Rules and procedures of Cargo Delivery to the International Seaport of Turkmenbashi.

The Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan to the United Nations Office at Geneva informed IRU about the rules and procedures of Cargo Delivery to the International Seaport of Turkmenbashi and requested IRU to communicate it to all interested parties.

Please consider this information when planning transportation.

Source: Permanent Mission of Turkmenistan in Geneva

 

A consolidated overview of the global Coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak situation is available on IRU Flash Info webpage.