Press conference by Siim Kallas on the Revision of the Directive on Safer and Greener Lorries (weights and dimensions)
On 15 April 2013, by Siim Kallas, Vice-President of the EC in charge of Transports, gave a statement on the new EU rules for safer and more environmental lorries, proposed by the European Commission on the same day.
These rules aim to allow manufacturers to develop more aerodynamic lorries which will reduce fuel consumption by 7-10%, cut emissions of greenhouse gases, and also enhance the safety of vulnerable road users. PHOTOSHOTLIST
Type: Complete press conference Reference: I-077521 Date: 15/04/2013 Duration: 06:02 DG:Directorate-General for CommunicationLocation:Brussels - EC/Berlaymont Thesaurus:Lorry,Road safety,Transport Personalities:Siim Kallas
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