EU LEGAL TEXTS

In this section you will find the links to key EU pieces of legislation affecting the toll motorway sector.

The texts are proposed in English and PDF format. However, if you wish to download those texts in your own language and in other formats (html / doc), you are invited to click on the following sentence "Click here for other languages and formats".

Concession contracts & public procurements:

Directive 2014/23/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on the award of concession contracts
 (Official Journal L94 of 28/03/2014)
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Directive 2014/24/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 26 February 2014 on public procurement and repealing Directive 2004/18/EC (Official Journal L94 of 28/03/2014)
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Road charging:

3 Directives on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures ("Eurovignette" Directives):

Directive 2011/76/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 September 2011 amending Directive 1999/62/EC on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures (Official Journal L269 of 14/10/2011)
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Directive 2006/38/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 May 2006 amending Directive 1999/62/EC on the charging of heavy good vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures (Official Journal L157 of 09/06/2006)
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Directive 1999/62/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 17 June 1999 on the charging of heavy goods vehicles for the use of certain infrastructures (Official Journal L187 of 20/07/1999)
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EETS:

Communication (COM(2012/474 final) from the Commission on the implementation of the European Electronic Toll Service
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Commission Decision (2009/750/EC) of 6 October 2009 on the definition of the European Electronic Toll Service and its technical elements
 (Official Journal L268 of 13/10/2009)
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Directive 2004/52/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on the interoperability of electronic road toll systems in the Community (Official Journal L166 of 30/04/2004)
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Safety of infrastructures:

Directive 2008/96/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 19 November 2008 on road infrastructure safety management
(Official Journal L319 of 29/11/2008)
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Directive 2004/54/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2004 on minimum safety requirements for tunnels in the Trans- European Network
 
(Official Journal L167 of 30/04/2004)
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Cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences:

Directive 2011/82/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 25 October 2011 facilitating the cross-border exchange of information on road safety related traffic offences
(Official Journal L288 of 05/11/2011)
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C-ITS:

Regulation (EU) 2015/758 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 concerning type-approval requirements for the deployment of the eCall in-vehicle system based on the 112 service and amending Directive 2007/46/EC
(Official Journal L123 of 19/05/2015)
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Directive 2007/46/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council of 5 September 2007 establishnig a framework for the approval of motor vehicles and their trailers, and of systems, components and separate technical units intended for such vehicles (Framework Directive) (Official Journal L263 of 09/10/2007)
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Weights & dimensions:

Directive (EU) 2015/719 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 29 April 2015 amending Council Directive 96/53/EC laying down for certain road vehicles circulating within the Community the maximum authorised dimensions in national and international traffic and the maximum authorised weights in international traffic (Official Journal L115 of 06/05/2015)
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Council Directive 96/53/EC laying down for certain road vehicles circulating within the Community the maximum authorised dimensions in national and international traffic and the maximum authorised weights in international traffic (Official Journal L 235 of 17/09/1996)
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Further info:

Access to the EU Official Journal

Explanatory note about the Structure of the Official Journal: description of the differences between the Series L, C and S that can be found in the EU Official Journal.

 

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