Road transport and the Ukraine crisis
INTERNATIONAL NEWS04 March 2022
The current crisis in and around Ukraine has shown again the vulnerability of professional truck, bus and coach drivers in times of crisis, especially at borders.
Millions of ordinary citizens are also affected by the military action.
The entire road transport sector is working hard to support them.
Delivering humanitarian aid
Our first priority is the unfolding humanitarian crisis and how road transport can help in moving people, especially refugees, and in ensuring goods such as food and medicine can be transported.
Supporting stranded drivers
Stranded drivers urgently need support from local authorities or humanitarian groups to survive, especially inside Ukraine.
Keeping vital goods moving
IRU is working with its members and customs authorities to keep trucks and their cargos moving in and around Ukraine