• 10-MAR-2015

  • SOURCE: S&D Group at European Parliament

Limits to megatrucks and use of better cabins will improve safety on EU roads

Strasbourg, 10th of March. The European Parliament today endorsed an agreement with member states to put an end to cross-border transport with the so-called 'megatrucks' or 'gigaliners', which are 25 metres long and can weigh up to 60 tons.

 

The video includes extracts of the plenary voting session, stock shots and soundbites with EP rapporteur Jörg Leichtfried.