Transport and Logistics Netherlands

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May 16 '17 09:17

The number of robberies from trucks in the Netherlands is increasing explosively.In the first three months of this year there were 136 cases of trucks' cargo being stolen, a 46 percent increase compared to the same period last year, AD reports based on figures from the National Police.

According to the police, foreign gangs are responsible for most of these robberies. There have even been a few cases of cargo being stolen while the truck is moving. 

Dec 16 '16 13:50

The next Dutch government should include a Minister for Mobility, who must focus on improving the connection in and between cities to prevent a further increase in traffic jams and accidents, according to a manifest set up by a coalition consisting of seven major public transporters and car companies, NOS reports. 

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Dec 15 '15 11:11

Migrants trying to move across Europe by sneaking onto trucks in Calais, France cost the Dutch transport sector around 150 million euros in damages, Transport and Logistics Netherlands, TLN, announced on Tuesday

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Nov 24 '14 12:24

In 2013 traffic jams on Dutch highways cost businesses between 613 and 797 million euro.

Jun 16 '14 15:30

The Dutch government wants to have large-scale testing with autonomous cars on Dutch roads, and thereby assume a 'pioneers role' in the development of this kind of technology, NU.nl reports.

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May 15 '14 11:43

Professional gangs are reportedly siphoning large amounts of diesel from trucks. It is estimated that there are hundreds of cases, where some ten thousand liters of diesel have been stolen, the Telegraaf reports.

Feb 14 '14 16:50

The government wants to reverse the increase of excise on fuel, according to NOS, based on The Hague sources. In addition to a multitude of complaints, the measure costs the treasury money, instead of adding to it.

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