Forthcoming Legislation

Regulation (EU) 2020/740 on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/740
Effective
1 May 2021

An EU Regulation has been published to update the rules on the labelling of tyres with respect to fuel efficiency and other parameters.

Low Emission Zones (Emission Standards, Exemptions and Enforcement) (Scotland) Regulations 2021

Reference
SSI 2021/177
Effective
31 May 2021

These regulations set out the emission standards with which vehicles must comply in order to be driven within a LEZ and gives details of the vehicles which are permanently exempt.

Directive 2019/1161/EU amending Directive 2009/33/EC on the promotion of clean and energy-efficient road transport vehicles

Reference
Directive (EU) 2019/1161
Effective
2 August 2021

A directive has been published amending the EU’s Clean Vehicle Directive.

Motor Fuel (Composition and Content) and the Biofuel (Labelling) (Amendment) Regulations 2021

Reference
SI 2021/199
Effective
18 March and 1 September 2021

These regulations make provision in relation to the introduction of premium 95 grade petrol that has a minimum ethanol content of 5.5% by volume.

Interoperability of electronic road toll systems and cross-border exchange of information on failure to pay road fees

Reference
2019/520
Effective
19 October 2021

An EU directive has been published replacing Directive 2004/52/EC on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems.

Directive (EU) 2020/1057 concerning the posting of drivers in the road transport sector

Reference
Directive (EU) 2020/1057
Effective
2 February 2022

An EU Directive has been published updating the rules on the posting of drivers in the road transport sector to other Member States.

Regulation (EU) 2020/1055 updating earlier legislation on international road haulage

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/1055
Effective
21 February 2022

An EU Regulation has been published to update the rules concerning access to the occupation of road transport operator and to the international road haulage market.

Tackling road accidents through vehicle design

Reference
COM(2018) 286 final
Effective
2022

The European Commission has put forward a proposal on type-approval requirements for motor vehicles and their trailers as regards their general safety.

Regulation (EU) 2020/1056 on electronic freight transport information

Reference
Regulation (EU) 2020/1056
Effective
21 August 2024

An EU Regulation has been published on electronic freight transport information.