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The studies are subject to a disclaimer and copyright. The studies have been carried out for the European Commission and express the opinions of the organisations having undertaken them. The views have not been adopted or in any way approved by the European Commission and should not be relied upon as a statement of the European Commission's views. The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the information given in the studies, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.

Copyright in these studies is held by the European Union. Persons wishing to use the contents of these studies (in whole or in part) for purposes other than their personal use are invited to submit a written request to the following address: European Commission - Mobility and Transport DG - Library (DM28, 0/36) - B-1049 Brussels or by electronic form

August 2009

Appendix A - Task 1 reports (on specific policy areas) zip - 3 MB [3 MB]

Appendix B - Task 2 reports (case studies for Italy, Spain and Germany) zip - 725 KB [725 KB]

June 2009

This study has been carried out for the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport in the European Commission and expresses the opinion of Gomez-Acebo & Pombo, Abogados SCP. It assesses the details and added value of the establishment of a single European transport document and liability regime for all carriage of goods, irrespective of mode with regard to their ability to facilitate multimodal freight transport, and will be one of the pieces of information that the Commission is assembling before taking a decision on whether or not to proceed with a relevant legislative proposal.

Executive Summary pdf - 169 KB [169 KB]
Annexes zip - 278 KB [278 KB]

March 2009

Executive Summary pdf - 62 KB [62 KB]

Task 1 report pdf - 4 MB [4 MB]

Task 2 report pdf - 6 MB [6 MB]

February 2009

A report , produced within three focus groups gathering the views of transport experts and discussing the drivers of transport activity in the fields of the economy and society, technology and the environment, and infrastructure and logistics

January 2009

This study has been carried out for the Directorate-General for Energy and Transport in the European Commission and expresses the opinion of the Consortium having undertaken it, led by Transport & Mobility Leuven (Belgium) and also composed by TNO (Netherlands), Laboratoire Central des Ponts et Chaussées (France) and RWTH Aachen University (Germany). It assesses positive and negative implications of a possible revision of the rules in force on weights and dimensions of heavy commercial vehicles, and will be one of the pieces of information that the Commission is assembling before taking a decision on whether or not to proceed with a revision to the current Directive. The views expressed in it have not been adopted or in any way approved by the European Commission and should not be relied upon as a statement of the European Commission's or the Transport and Energy DG's views. The European Commission does not guarantee the accuracy of the information given in the study, nor does it accept responsibility for any use made thereof.

December 2008

November 2001