THE IMPACT OF THE MOBILITY PACKAGE ON ROAD TRANSPORT COMPANIES IN LITHUANIA AND LATVIA

Authors

  • Juras Tamelis Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas
  • Katrina Grietina Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Rezekne
  • Laura Liukpetrytė Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas
  • Liāna Vrubļevska Rezekne Academy of Technologies, Rezekne
  • Simona Jankauskaitė Kaunas University of Applied Sciences, Kaunas

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.17770/iss2023.7397

Keywords:

cabotage, Mobility package, road transport rules and regulations, tachographs, work and rest period

Abstract

Throughout the years, there have been several changes made in logistics sphere and until this day it does not stop. One of the novelties was the Mobility package. It is known that many freights are being carried out by road transport as we are reading this, so it is very clear that new regulations hold a huge impact on transport companies. The research shows that introduction of Mobility package made drastic changes to European Union road transport rules and regulations. It aims to improve safety and working conditions for drivers and to ensure that the entire sector operates on a level playing field. However, emersion of Mobility package made some people questioning. Consequently, this article tries to introduce Mobility package as it is by analysing the impact of it on particular road transport companies of Lithuania and Latvia, operating in European Union.

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Published

2023-12-18