Lithuania to ask EJC to halt European trucking reform

VILNIUS, Sept 2- Lithuania’s government said on Wednesday it will ask the European Court of Justice to halt some of the proposed new European trucking rules from taking effect, saying they discriminate against its drivers. Lithuania objects to rules that force trucks to return to their home countries every eight weeks and limits their operations in other EU…

VILNIUS, Sept 2 (Reuters) – Lithuania’s government said on

Wednesday it will ask the European Court of Justice to halt some

of the proposed new European trucking rules from taking effect,

saying they discriminate against its drivers.

Lithuania objects to rules that force trucks to return to

their home countries every eight weeks and limits their

operations in other EU member states.

Eight, mainly eastern countries, had taken issue with thenew trucking rules, which they said could cripple businessesalready facing disruption caused by border controls within thebloc triggered by the pandemic.(Reporting By Andrius Sytas; Editing by Simon Johnson)

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