Road Transport

Driver fatigue

The driver’s profession is today more stressful and dangerous than it once was. Fatigue makes it harder for drivers to maintain vigilance, alertness and decision-making capacity in passengers safely to destination. ETF launches Safer Roads project, to raise awareness about driver fatigue and to improve safety on EU roads.

Projects
9 Apr 2020

Mobility Package: ETF statement on today’s TRAN Committee vote

The TRAN Committee of the European Parliament voted in favour of the trilogue result reached on 12 December. The Mobility Package is on its way to being adopted, the next steps are to be confirmed. In the meantime, ETF will continue to endeavour assiduously to close legal gaps, and offer our members and professional drivers across Europe real solutions.

Statement
21 Jan 2020

Mobility Package: ETF Statement on the trilogue outcome

The European Transport Workers’ Federation acknowledges that an agreement was reached on the Mobility Package between the Council of Ministers and the European Parliament this morning, in trilogue. The agreement doesn’t include all elements the ETF has fought for but it does represent progress towards the declared goals and ambitions of the Package. 

Statement
12 Dec 2019

Filipino truck drivers received back payment of wages in Germany

In recent years research conducted by the Dutch trade union research and enforcement foundation FNV-VNB in collaboration with the ITF, the ETF, local trade unions and NGOs, has identified several cases of abuse on non-EU truck drivers in Europe.

Press Release
25 Sep 2019
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