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Trafi's online customer services supported by a secure e-Authorization system – open daily, 8am-6pm

12/20/18, 3:00 PM

Trafi’s e-Services hub is now supported by a secure e-Authorization system and the digital certification process used in change of ownership matters. The services are open every day, including weekends, 8am-6pm. Users may experience some delay due to the current service backlog.

The total mass of light trailers without brakes may be 825 kg

12/18/18, 12:00 PM

The mass of a loaded light trailer without brakes may be 825 kg if the information of the possibility to use a higher load has been indicated in the trailer’s register data and if 75 kg of the load is distributed to the coupling head. This means that a maximum mass of 750 kg may still be distributed to the axle. In other words, the mass refers to the total weight of the trailer and load.

Air Services Negotiations ICAN 2018: 2 new agreements, 2 signed agreements and progress in 3 negotiations

12/17/18, 12:00 PM

The ICAO Air Services Negotiation Event ICAN was held 10–14 December 2018 in Nairobi, Kenya. Finland achieved its objectives for the negotiations. The new arrangements will make Finland more accessible, benefitting travellers and business alike.

Operating Authorization for Air Services between Finland and Russia is available

12/12/18, 3:00 PM

Trafi’s digital services are currently not available – other service channels are still in use

12/12/18, 11:11 AM

The Ministry of Transport and Communications has requested that Trafi provide a report on data protection and data security in Trafi services. The report will be provided to the Ministry on 12 December 2018, after which decisions will be made on future measures. During the interruption to the digital services, Trafi’s other service channels are still in use and have been allocated extra resources.

Trafi to carry out a comprehensive review of the forms in which public driving right information will be disclosed in the future

12/12/18, 11:03 AM

An autonomously controlled vessel is operating today - maritime automation takes another step forward

12/11/18, 11:00 AM

Concrete trials like this push traffic automation forward. An important demonstration in the field of shipping took place today, when an autonomously controlled ferryboat ran between Parainen and Nauvo. Finland is one of the world’s leading countries in maritime automation.

The checking of driving licence information is based on the right of individuals to check the right to drive of persons operating vehicles on the road

12/9/18, 12:00 AM

You can now compare the inspection track records of different car models – Trafi is expanding the data content of inspection statistics

12/4/18, 10:00 AM

You can now set your own filters and run different searches in Trafi’s inspection statistics. The searchable content in the statistical database has previously included data on vehicles, driving licences and boats. You can also download inspection data and use it to develop new services.

Updates to regulation on the use of remotely piloted aircraft and model aircraft

11/29/18, 7:00 PM

Trafi has updated the national aviation regulation on the use of remotely piloted aircraft and model aircraft, also known as drones. The purpose of the amendments is to take into account development needs identified in the practical application of the rules and to anticipate the requirements of the future EU Regulation by adapting operations to its objectives.

The electronic services for driving licences not available on Sunday 2 Dec 13:00 AM–18:00 PM

11/29/18, 3:10 PM

The electronic services for driving licences in My e-services are not available on Sunday 2 December 13:00 PM – 18:00 PM due to maintenance work.

Ask about the taxi fare before embarking on a journey, and request a receipt

11/29/18, 9:00 AM

Taxis tend to be busy during the Christmas party season. In order to have a smooth journey, remember to ask about the fare before entering a taxi, always ask for a receipt, and book your taxi in advance in order to secure availability, Finnish Competition and Consumer Authority (KKV) and Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi) point out.

Interruption in electronic services on 29 Nov 19:00 AM–21:00 PM

11/27/18, 2:25 PM

Some of our electronic services are not available on Thursday 29 November 19:00 AM–21:00 PM due to maintenance work.

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on 29 November 8.30-11.00 AM

11/26/18, 3:30 PM

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Thursday 29 November 8.30-11.00 AM due to maintenance work.

Finnish Transport and Communications Agency starts operations on 1 January 2019

11/23/18, 12:00 PM

The Finnish Transport Safety Agency (Trafi), the Finnish Communications Regulatory Authority (FICORA) and certain functions of the Finnish Transport Agency will merge to form the new Finnish Transport and Communications Agency Traficom on 1 January 2019.

Transport- och kommunikationsverket Traficom startar 1.1.2019

11/23/18, 11:25 AM

Trafi, Kommunikationsverket och vissa av Trafikverkets funktioner slås samman till det nya Transport- och kommunikationsverket Traficom den 1 januari 2019.

The watercraft services in My e-services are not available on 22 Nov 9:00-10:00 am

11/20/18, 1:30 PM

The watercraft services in My e-services are not available on Thorsday 22 November 2018 9:00-10:00 am due to maintenance work.

Short interruptions might occur in the Paytrail payment service on Tuesday 20 Nov 3:30–4:30 AM

11/19/18, 1:00 PM

Short interruptions might occur in the Paytrail payment service on Tuesday 20 November 3:30–4:30 AM. During a possible break in service, it will not be possible to pay using the Paytrail payment service in e-Services.

Service interruption in banking systems on 18.11.2018 at 5:00–10:00 AM

11/16/18, 9:40 AM

Service interruption in banking systems on Sunday 18 November 2018 5:00–10:00 AM due to system updates. During the service break, users will not be able to identify themselves or make payments in My e-Services with the online banking codes of certain banks. Check the list of banks affected here: https://www.suomi.fi/uutiset/suomi-fi-palveluihin-vaikuttava-huoltokatko-18-11-klo-0510

Citizen’s opinions of the taxi reforms are mostly positive – transport-as-a-service thinking is on the rise

11/13/18, 8:00 AM

People are familiar with the changes brought to the taxi sector by the Act on Transport Services, and they are for the most part satisfied with service quality – these are the preliminary findings of a questionnaire survey of Finnish citizens relating to the changes to the taxi sector. The price level is considered reasonable, but there is a fear of overpricing. Accessibility and safety are of concern particularly to special groups. The reforms have also brought new transport service packages into the discussion.

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on 08 November 8:30-10.30

11/5/18, 10:10 AM

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Thursday 08 November 8:30-10.30 AM due to maintenance work.

Transport Research Arena 2020 in Helsinki

10/31/18, 12:00 PM

The Transport Research Arena conference will take place in Helsinki on 27–30 April 2020 under the theme “Rethinking transport – towards clean and inclusive mobility”. The event provides an ample forum for the representatives from research, industry, public administration and policy-making to discuss major challenges and opportunities we are facing in transport and mobility.

Drivers, see and be seen, and check the condition of your tyres

10/30/18, 8:00 AM

Correct use of lights, keeping the windscreen clean and checking the condition of tyres are very important procedures in the autumn darkness, while waiting for winter. You should change to winter tyres according to your own transport needs.

Public registration information for aircraft not available on 30 October 4:30–8:00 PM

10/26/18, 3:00 PM

The service Public registration information for aircraft is not available on Tuesday 30 October 4:30–8:00 PM due to maintenance work.

Some of Trafi’s forms temporarily out of use from 18:00 on Saturday 27 Oct to 3:00 on Sunday 28 Oct

10/25/18, 1:00 PM

Some of Trafi’s online forms cannot be filled in or sent between 18:00 on Saturday 27 October to 3:00 on Sunday 28 October due to maintenance work on the lomake.fi platform. We regret any inconvenience caused!

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on 28 Oct 8:00-11.00 AM

10/24/18, 1:00 PM

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Sunday 28 October 8:00-11.00 AM due to maintenance work.

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on 25 Oct 8:30-10 AM

10/22/18, 10:00 AM

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Thursday 25 October 8:30-10 AM due to maintenance work.

Short interruptions might occur in the Paytrail payment service on Tuesday 23 October 3:30–4:30 AM

10/22/18, 10:00 AM

Short interruptions might occur in the Paytrail payment service on Tuesday 23 October 3:30–4:30 AM. During a possible break in service, it will not be possible to pay using the Paytrail payment service in e-Services.

New fuel symbols in use together with the old ones – watch out when refuelling

10/15/18, 3:00 PM

As the new decree on fuel symbols enters into force today, the 12th of October 2018, the new European symbols will be displayed at service stations in addition to the old ones. Fuel pumps will continue to show the familiar national symbols for fuels but also the new symbols, so care should be taken when fuelling vehicles. All new vehicles are also required to have the same symbols.

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Thursday 11 October 18:30-19:30 PM

10/11/18, 4:30 PM

Trafi’s electronic services are not available on Thursday 11 October 18:30-19:30 AM due to maintenance work.