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France pushes back the date for closing the Mont-Blanc tunnel

France pushes back the date for closing the Mont-Blanc tunnel

News of the 01/09/2023

The Mont-Blanc tunnel, which connects France and Italy via the Chamonix valley, was to be closed to traffic for more than three months, from September 4 to December 18, for maintenance work.

The OTRE decides on the loading and unloading of goods

The OTRE decides on the loading and unloading of goods

News of the 25/08/2023

The professional road transport organisations, OTRE, FNTR and TLF, have called for stricter regulations to be put in place to regulate the conditions for loading and unloading of goods by drivers, as well as waiting times. excessive.

Traffic offences: “manslaughter” becomes “road homicide”

Traffic offences: “manslaughter” becomes “road homicide”

News of the 18/08/2023

Elisabeth Borne has announced a new name for certain fatal road accidents, which will now be called "road homicides" and no longer "manslaughter", a term deemed unacceptable by associations of relatives of victims.

When will the Mont-Blanc tunnel be closed for works? The provisional schedule revealed

When will the Mont-Blanc tunnel be closed for works? The provisional schedule revealed

News of the 04/08/2023

Consult the provisional calendar which has just been published.

ZFE: How did the government soften its plan?

ZFE: How did the government soften its plan?

News of the 28/07/2023

The government is slowing down Low Emission Zones (ELZs). He recommends keeping the status quo in most of the agglomerations concerned.

A Polish Man truck voted the most beautiful in Europe

A Polish Man truck voted the most beautiful in Europe

News of the 21/07/2023

The big winner is the Man TGX White Lion of Paweł Pabich, a Pole

RoadView Plus: fatigue detection by AddSecure

RoadView Plus: fatigue detection by AddSecure

News of the 07/07/2023

RoadView Plus is an innovative solution designed by AddSecure to prevent accidents related to driver fatigue.

The seat belt, a gesture that saves lives

The seat belt, a gesture that saves lives

News of the 30/06/2023

Road Safety is launching an awareness campaign from June 25 to July 23 to remind people of the importance of the seat belt, which is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year. This simple and effective device has saved thousands of lives since it was made compulsory in 1973 for the front seats and in 1990 for the rear seats.

Block rejection of the fuel tax hike announced by Bruno Lemaire

Block rejection of the fuel tax hike announced by Bruno Lemaire

News of the 23/06/2023

The road transport federations (TRM) are angry after discovering in the press that the Minister of the Economy, Bruno Le Maire, plans to increase fuel taxation (TICPE) for several sectors, including theirs...

Afir: a European regulation to electrify truck roads by 2028

Afir: a European regulation to electrify truck roads by 2028

News of the 16/06/2023

Europe is preparing to adopt the Afir regulation (Infrastructure for alternative fuels) which aims to promote the transition to electric vehicles (battery or hydrogen).

Experimentation of 48 t in sugar beet campaigns: a project contested by the OTRE and the FNTR

Experimentation of 48 t in sugar beet campaigns: a project contested by the OTRE and the FNTR

News of the 09/06/2023

The sugar sector wishes to improve its competitiveness by using 48 t trucks instead of 44 t for the transport of beets. An experiment was launched at the end of 2021 which ended in failure...

The cost of the ecological transition of trucks: 52.6 billion euros according to professionals

The cost of the ecological transition of trucks: 52.6 billion euros according to professionals

News of the 02/06/2023

To achieve the objectives of the national low-carbon strategy set by the government, road freight transport will have to invest 52.6 billion euros in energy transition. This was revealed by a "Task-Force" made up of carriers, builders and energy companies, after 18 months of work.

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