LABEL Newsletter Nº 1 : May 2009
This newsletter is intended for all participants and interested parties in LABEL.
LABEL is a € 2.7 million European Commission (DG TREN) part funded project, aimed at establishing and encouraging a certification system, with broad acceptability, for Truck Parking Areas in Europe. LABEL stands for Creating a Label for (Secured) Truck Parking Areas along the Trans-European Road Network and Defining a Certification Process. Including Online Information Facility.
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Welcome to this first LABEL Newsletter — enjoy!
Combating truck crime and improving driver dignity by designing and introducing (and displaying) a rating system for truck parking area security and service…
The roots of the LABEL project lie in the correlation between EC Regulation 561/2006 dealing with road transport driving time, and the transport sector itself — representing considerable economic weight and being quite vulnerable.
Security, information and quality
…and making business sense of dignity and security
This rich-in-content conference attracted some 200 attendees, and "doubled-up" as the LABEL kick-off event.
In the race to reduce freight related crime and improve drivers working conditions, the SETPOS team is passing the baton on to LABEL.
Can security be affordable, can the investments and operational costs be balanced against what the user is willing to pay?
Or rather maybe one should be posing the question “where is LABEL’s visual identity?
Parking space misery on German motorways.
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- ARNAULT CONTET & RÉMY RUSSOTTO — CORTE
- DAVID MILLNER — Marketing Manager, Move & Park SAS