Scottish MEPs can still help transform services for people with disabilities as part of legacy to the EU

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17 May 2019
Source: RNIB Scotland

Scotland’s six elected Members of the European Parliament can still help to transform services for people with disabilities as part of a legacy to the EU. Launching its manifesto today [Friday 17 May 2019], sight loss charity RNIB Scotland says MEPs can work to set an agenda for far-reaching change. It is holding an election hustings event this afternoon in

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Keeping Europe In Sight
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European Blind Union: A New Chapter Begins EU finally adopts European Accessibility Act

12 April 2019
Source: European Blind Union

After over three years of legislative work, the European Accessibility Act (EAA) passed its last hurdle. Today, the Council of the European Union approved the agreement of last November on this landmark EU legislation on accessibility of goods and services. The European Parliament had already done so on 13 March. What is in fact a directive now needs to be

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EU Joins WIPO Marrakesh Treaty For Visually Impaired, Boosts Available Books

5 October 2018
Source: Interlectual Property Watch

The European Union has ratified the global treaty establishing copyright exceptions for visually impaired people today (01/10/18) at the World Intellectual Property Organization, bringing the total rapidly growing membership to 70 and increasing the number of available books. Accessing the treaty is just part of the work, according to a global librarian association, as implementation of the treaty is key

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European Parliament Research for TRAN Committee – Self-piloted cars: The future of road transport?

23 June 2016
Source: European Parliament

5 Jan 2016 – The study reports on state of the art key research : AEB Autonomous Emergency Breaking Identify potential risks from human behaviour Related to On-Road Motor Vehicle Automated Driving System The study provides an analysis of the development of automated vehicles inside and outside the EU, including both the technologies which are already on the market and those under

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IPOL STU(2016)573434 EN  Autonomous Vehicles Report For European Parliament
IPOL STU(2016)573434 EN Autonomous Vehicles Report For European Parliament
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