It was another international visit during the Polish Presidency at the Euro Contrôle Route organization associating the road transport control services of European countries. The meeting was started by the Director of the Chief Inspector's Cabinet, who is also the President of the ECR, Urszula Nowinowska and Deputy Chief Inspector of Road Transport, Łukasz Bryła.
“I am pleased to welcome the participants of the meeting at the headquarters of the Main Road Transport Inspectorate in Warsaw and as the President of ECR I am very happy that during the Polish Presidency we can host representatives of the ECR-ADR Harmonie working group on the transport of dangerous goods,” - said Urszula Nowinowska, Director of the Chief Inspector's Cabinet and ECR President.
Łukasz Bryła, Deputy Chief Inspector of Road Transport, pointed out that work on amendments to the Annexes to Council Directive 95/50 / EC on uniform control procedures on the transport of dangerous goods by road is extremely important from the point of view of transport safety. “The amended provisions will help unify and harmonize procedures for controlling the transport of dangerous goods, which is one of the main objectives of the ECR,” said Łukasz Bryła, Deputy Chief Inspector of Road Transport.
During the two-day work, participants of the working group discussed, among others, the observations from the last meeting of the Working Group for Monitoring Road Control (Paris 28-30.10.2019), which main task was to work out the form of the amendment to the annexes to Directives 95/50 / EC. After this two-day work common position will be forwarded to the European Commission for further proceedings.
Next, the date and initial agenda of the international ECR-ADR Expert Class workshops which take place periodically in Osnabrueck to exchange knowledge between European ADR experts of the audit services of individual ECR Member States was set.
During the meeting, the scenario of international ADR Crossborder Enforcement (ACE) road checks were discussed, based on the experience gained from this year’s events that took place in Katowice and Luxembourg. Referring to the continuity of these meetings, representatives of the Czech Republic and France expressed their readiness to organize such events in 2020 in their countries.
At the end of the meeting, representatives of the Benelux Union countries discussed the assumptions of the Liège Treaty with regard to joint inspections under the ADR Crossborder Enforcement (ACE) action, thanks to which they can carry out road checks on the transport of dangerous goods ADR in another Benelux Union country using all their statutory powers.