New trends in road freight transport

On the 9th of December 2021, the Transport Council met to discuss the file ‘New trends in road freight transport: The inflation of the number of driver attestations for third country drivers – a challenge for social conditions and modal shift’ under any other business. The Belgian delegation highlighted the fact that increasing numbers of third countries drivers were operating in the EU, stating that this trend risked leading to wage suppression and the erosion of labour standards. 

For the summary of the discussion, please see here.

Source: Dods

For the background information, please see here.