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Access to the occupation of road transport operator and to the international road haulage market [EU Legislation in Progress]

Written by Damiano Scordamaglia (2nd edition),

Updated on 28.6.2018

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In order to contribute to the efficient functioning of the single market in road transport and to ensure fair competition between resident and non-resident hauliers, the EU put in place two regulations, which have applied since December 2011. They modernised the rules on admission to the occupation of road transport operator and access to the road transport market. Despite the improvements they brought in the sector, persistent shortcomings such as diverging national interpretations and application of the rules, and uneven enforcement called for a revision of both acts.

On 31 May 2017, in the framework of its mobility package, the European Commission adopted a new proposal, which should address the main shortcomings affecting the sector, improve its competitiveness and efficiency.

The European Parliament’s Committee on Transport and Tourism adopted its report and a negotiating mandate for trilogue. However, during the June plenary session, the Parliament did not endorse the mandate. Hence, according to the rules of procedure, the TRAN report will be put to the vote during the July plenary session. The Estonian and Bulgarian Presidencies made progress on the file but could not reach a general approach.

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Access to the occupation of road transport operator and to the international road haulage market

Proposal for a regulation of the European Parliament and of the Council amending Regulation (EC) No 1071/2009 and Regulation (EC) No 1072/2009 with a view to adapting them to developments in the sector
Committee responsible: Transport and Tourism (TRAN) COM(2017) 281 of 31.5.2017

procedure ref.: 2017/0123(COD)

Ordinary legislative procedure (COD) (Parliament and Council on equal footing – formerly ‘co-decision’)

Rapporteur: Ismail Ertug (S&D, Germany)
Shadow rapporteurs:

 

 

 

 

Elżbieta Katarzyna Łukacijewska (EPP, Poland)
Kosma Złotowski (ECR, Poland)
Pawel Telička (ALDE, Czech Republic)
Merja Kyllönen (GUE/NGL, Finland)
Karima Delli (Greens/EFA – France)
Peter Lundgren (EFDD, Sweden)
Marie-Christine Arnautu (ENF, France)
Next steps expected: First-reading vote in plenary

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