The mills in Brussels are grinding too slowly for 16 national, European transport associations. With the mobility package, they finally want to create clarity so that there are fairer conditions for truck drivers in Europe.
It took the European institutions three years to almost complete the legislative procedure for Mobility Package I. Only the approval of the European Parliament is still missing. This final act is further delayed by the corona pandemic. It is high time for the 16 national transport associations, including the Federal Association for Road Transport, Logistics and Disposal (BGL), that truck drivers receive better social conditions, which appear to be only enforceable across Europe through legal requirements. At the same time, the mobility package should also create clear rules for the posting of professional drivers.
The draft has been in place since the beginning of the year. At that time, the European Parliament’s Transport Committee adopted the planned reform of the road transport sector. Among them are a few major changes.
The drivers should also benefit from the new regulations: