Extension of validity for expired driving documents
EFA (with CIECA support) has collected information on the extension of validity for some driving documents: driving licence, CPC (code 95), medical check, driving license renewal, driving instructor certificate, periodic technical inspection of vehicles and ADR certificate.
Expectation and concerns of connected and automated driving (attached)
New report from JRC with the aim to measure the public awareness and attitudes towards connected and automated driving in EU.
Piaggio Interview (attached)
Brief interview with Piaggio Group, containing interesting proposals for EFA driving schools on new models of driving test bikes.
Indra and Subsidiary digitize driving licenses in app that improves road safety
A leading global technology and consulting companies has designed and developed a pioneering application with the IT Department of the Directorate-General for Traffic which is both a digital driving license, a direct communication channel for citizens with this institution and a space to carry out different procedures and formalities.
UNECE launches Observatory on Border Crossings Status due to COVID-19 and calls on all countries to facilitate flow of goods to maximum extent possible.
How Covid-19 will kickstart the MaaS revolution
The Covid-19 virus pandemic has hit the world at a scale, pace and intensity like no other event in living memory. In the course of merely a few weeks, countries across the world have almost ground to a halt, as governments attempt to fight the outbreak.
Truck platooning – Placing drivers at the heart of innovation
Improved road safety, fuel savings and advanced driver assistance in congestion and hilly terrain are just some of the concrete benefits that European and US truck platooning can offer.
April 2020 marks the 2nd anniversary of the launch of the United Nations Road Safety Fund (UNRSF)
The UNRSF is now financing 15 projects in 20 low- and middle-income countries to substantially reduce death and injuries from road crashes and to reduce economic losses resulting from these crashes.
IRT launches a Training Course
The IRF on-line Safe Roads by Design™: Making Roads Safe for all Users certified training program is one of the most comprehensive road safety training programs in the world.
Transport and Covid-19: responses and resources
ITF is gathering and correlating transport’s policy responses to the coronavirus pandemic. A new dedicated web site provides updates on measures undertaken in ITF’s 60 member countries, policy responses and briefs, and Covid-19-related measures for passenger and road transport in Europe.