Stakeholders split over 60-tonne gigaliner lorries

An EU consultation on the future of the transport sector has revealed split views among stakeholders on whether 60-tonne gigaliner lorries should be allowed on European roads. The European Commission is considering a revision of the existing 40-tonne limit.

Some member states, the logistics industry and road hauliers believe gigaliner lorries would increase the efficiency of road transport, according to responses published by the commission last week. Green groups question their value.

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