The amendments to the social provisions for lorry and bus drivers have been among the most controversial dossiers at EU level since 2017. The vote held in the European Parliament´s Committee on Transport and Tourism on 10th January 2019, which failed to gain a majority regarding the draft reports on the application of the Directive on the posting of drivers as well as the driving times and rest period regulation, means that a finalisation of the drafts are now a long way away – for the benefit of the people affected.