Mobility Package

Drivers are people, not goods! – ETF on container hotels

Container hotels are just that: containers built for drivers to sleep in – assimilating professional drivers to the goods they transport. For the ETF, the concept is yet another way for transport companies to circumvent EU law.  

News
5 May 2022

Road industry’s bad players scared straight by Mobility Package

End of 2020, seven Member States – Bulgaria, Cyprus, Hungary, Lithuania, Malta, Poland and Romania – challenged the Mobility Package in court. 15 court cases were opened against the Council and the European Parliament who in July last year adopted the Package with a large majority. Such action just goes to show how important this Package is, in restoring social and economic fair play in the road transport sector which for decades had been ripped apart by social fraud, human slavery and unfair competition between operators.

News
22 Mar 2021

Mobility Package: Next Steps

From July 2020 a new set of EU rules covering market and social aspects governs road transport in the EU, both for passenger and freight. Now the Package needs to be supported by a series of concrete legally-binding implementation measures and guidance on how rules have to be applied and enforced. The ETF is on it!

Issues
20 Jan 2021