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Bucharest, May 19 /Agerpres/ - Transport Minister Dan M. Costescu participates on Wednesday and Thursday in the Council of Ministers of Transport 9th Session in Leipzig, Germany, where representatives of 71 states debate transportation topics of global strategic importance.
According to a Wednesday's release of the Ministry of Transport to AGERPRES, the agenda of the first day of this meeting included the abatement of carbon emissions in transport, the efficiency and cooperation between transportation means, and the automated and connected driving of vehicles.
In this context, Costescu promised Romania's firm support for the drafting of the relevant legislative framework.
He stressed that the improvement of the environmental performances of transport is vital, but equal opportunities for all the transportation means is also very important, as the users will turn to the most sustainable ones. Romania supports the drafting of a strategic agenda for research and innovation in automated driving, he added. Wide-scale testing of self-driving vehicles in European and global projects is useful and necessary, the minister asserted.
As the industry will focus on the driving systems, states must adequately manage the infrastructure; starting from scratch is an advantage, and countries and industries should merge their standards, Costescu said.
The 2016 Annual Summit of the International Transport Forum (ITF) is held under the presidency of Denmark's Ministry of Transport and Building. ITF is an international organization with 57 member countries, under the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD). AGERPRES (RO - editor: Mariana Nica; EN - editor: Marius Hosu)
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