2-5 October 2018

Theme: Law and regulations

Law and regulations

In a time of shifting goalposts, the art is to have the law and regulations shift on time. This also applies to enforcement. Legislating joint agreements and creating regulations about heavy goods vehicles and haulage are often seen as obstacles to innovation. But clever legislation and regulations can stimulate innovation. What types of regulations are needed in these times?

Parallel sessions/ side events:

2 October
• Roads fostering multimodal transport
• OECD: how to keep trucks rolling? / ISWIM: dynamic weighing
• Performance assessment of High Productivity Vehicles
• Containers on wheels
• Safety of High Productivity Vehicles
• Compliance & Enforcement

3 October
• Truck platooning and HPV’s: overcoming the boundaries of the infrastructure
• The development of road transportation vehicles in China
• Public policies in freight transport
• Intelligent access
• Managing the Performance-Based Standard (PBS) proces
• Urban freight vehicles

4 October
• Societal challenges of High Productivity Vehicles
• Roadmap to future vehicles
• Global experiences with high productivity vehicles