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5 entries for category International

DocStop emergency medical services in Germany

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Roadside medical services are few and far between for international drivers. Possibly the most well developed system is that offered in Germany, known as DocStop and operated by the non-commercial association "DocStop for Europeans e.V.". ...

Safe use of X-ray scanners

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Border, port and other inspection authorities are increasingly using non-intrusive inspection scanners to generate interior images of commercial vehicles. ...

Winter driving in Europe

Posted on: Tuesday, 7 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

Members are advised that they are now able to visit a country by country survey of legislation on the use of snow chains and winter tyres, available on the international road freight pages of the FTA website. To access the pages, proceed as follows. ...

Get tunnel toll prices for 2011

Posted on: Thursday, 16 December 2010 by Toby Carroll in category International

You can now get the new rates for crossing the Mont-Blanc and the Fréjus tunnels as well as the Grand Saint-Bernard tunnel (Italian side). ...

Take part in the NSFRITS project

Posted on: Thursday, 7 April 2011 by Toby Carroll in category International

As you are probably aware TruckPol is involved in a joint project called NSFRITS. The purpose of NSFRITS is to: provide live in-cab communications to drivers about conditions in the region or country they are about to enter develop a multi-lingual, ...