Find enclosed information about obligation to use winter tyres when driving to various European countries. What are the different time periods or specific weather conditions within which you need to use such vehicle equipment? What is the required tread depth to be considered a winter tyre? Information has been provided by members of the European Consumer Centres' Network (ECC-Net). Find enclosed a brief summary in an excel file as well as more detailed information in pdf.
Tell politicians your opinion on rules of online shopping within the EU. Online discussions on e-commerce would start on October 14 and last till October 16, 2013, within the Single Market month. However, already now you can submit your suggestions here. Discussions on other topics concerning the Single Market have been held here.
Rail passengers are entitled to a partial refund of the price of their train ticket in the event of significant delay, even where that delay is attributable to force majeure, as found recetly by the Court of Justice of the EU. Carriers cannot rely on rules of international law which exempt them in cases of force majeure from paying compensation for loss suffered as a result of delay to avoid their obligation to refund.