Utsläppen från inrikestransporter ska minska med minst 70 procent till år 2030 och Sverige ska vara klimatneutralt till år 2045. En ny klimatlag börjar gälla den 1 januari 2018. Under 12 år finansierar därför Trafikverket forskningsområdet fossilfria godstransporter med upp till 40 miljoner kronor per år.
European drivers spend 10% of their driving time on secondary tasks, and 4% of hand-held mobile phone usage, such as typing or calling. There is an increase in phone usage when the vehicle is idle or driving slow. Truck drivers are distracted for even longer periods of time: the data shows they spend nearly 20% of driving time distracted, mostly on food and telephones. Nearly 3% of driving time is spent on the visual-manual use of the mobile phone, such as reading and writing text messages.
The European Parliament and Council will now be consulted on the Delegated Regulation for the right of objection with the aim of publishing in the Official Journal in the 4th Quarter of 2017.
On 31 March did the European Commission held the first follow-up meeting with experts nominated by Member States to discuss the implementation of the delegated regulation and the upcoming CEF Programme Support Action.
How do we reach Vision Zero in the light of UN’s Sustainable Development Goals? The aim of the Vision Zero Conference is to provide new impetus to the promotion of road transport safety at the strategic level.
The conference is organised by Trafikverket (Swedish Transport Administration), Transportstyrelsen (Swedish Transport Agency) and the Ministry of Enterprise and Innovation. Among the keynote speakers are high-ranking representatives with broad experience of Vision Zero in Sweden as well as internationally. The conference will be held in Stockholm, at Clarion Hotel Sign.