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How can we improve the safety of goods vehicles?

4 June 2020

Blog by Antonio Avenoso, Executive Director, European Transport Safety Council.

''Since the last time ETSC published a report looking at the safety of goods and passenger transport in 2013, the transport sector has continued to evolve. Just-in-time delivery in many industries; next-day delivery of single items from online shops; clothes bought, tried on and then returned; supermarket home delivery… in the background of all these services is an international network of transport that ends with goods vehicles criss-crossing countries, cities and towns.

The new report looks at the toll that the transport of goods and services has taken in terms of road deaths over the period 2010 to 2018. It examines the performance of individual countries, as well as the European Union as a whole, in tackling the risks, and describes some of the policies needed to reduce deaths and serious injuries in the future.''

To download the report please click here.

 

 

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