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S&D Euro MPs say "yes" to a life saving device in all cars

Today, S&D Euro MP, Olga Sehnalová, led a cross-party majority on a proposal to equip all new cars with an emergency system, to save hundreds of lives

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Limits to megatrucks and use of better cabins will improve safety on EU roads

The European Parliament today endorsed an agreement with member states to put an end to cross-border transport with the so-called 'megatrucks' or

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S&D MEPs voiced concerns about appalling social conditions in low-cost airlines

Today, leading members of the Socialists and Democrats Group in the European Parliament expressed their support to the pilot strike against appalling

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S&Ds welcome comprehensive approach to build a much-needed Energy Union

Socialists and Democrats today expressed their full commitment to closely work with the Commission to implement its strategy for an Energy Union. It

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EU-wide traffic-offence information exchange will improve road safety across Europe

For the first time, the 28 EU member states will soon be able to exchange on traffic offenders and to pursue fines back home, even when the offence

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The end of the tunnel for the eCall emergency device

As of the end of March 2018, all new types of cars and light commercial vehicles will be equipped with an eCall device that will automatically dial

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S&Ds want illegal cabotage in EU list of serious road infringements

Today a Commission proposal on road infringements was rejected by the transport committee in the European Parliament because it fell short of what is

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Pittella: "Mr Juncker, the real work starts today - we will be your critical social conscience!"

Following the vote for the new EU Commission led by Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker today in the EP plenary in Strasbourg, S&D Group

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We expect Violeta Bulc to modernise transport and defend workers’ rights, as Šefčovič promised

Today the transport coordinators of all political groups gave the green light to Violeta Bulc becoming commissioner for this policy area. Socialists

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S&Ds back Corina Creţu's objective to guarantee timely cohesion payments

Today the commissioner-designate for regional policy, Corina Creţu, undertook to work with the European Parliament on finding a solution regarding the