Mega trucks: a solution or a problem?

07-05-2014

Longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) also known as mega trucks, gigaliners, eurocombis, and ecoliners, are currently used in some EU Member States for transportation of freight by road. The EU has recently been discussing the question of whether to change the rules on their use for cross-border freight traffic around the EU. The pros and cons are explained in our briefing.

Longer and heavier vehicles (LHVs) also known as mega trucks, gigaliners, eurocombis, and ecoliners, are currently used in some EU Member States for transportation of freight by road. The EU has recently been discussing the question of whether to change the rules on their use for cross-border freight traffic around the EU. The pros and cons are explained in our briefing.