International road transport regulations are subject to UN Convention on the contract for the international carriage of goods by road, also known as CMR ( an abbreviation of the convention in French – Convention relative au contrat de transport international de Marchandises par Route).
In February 2008 Convention on the contract for the international carriage of goods by road was complemented by a protocol that offered electronic management of the CMR by e-CMR. This protocol entered into force on the 5th of June 2011 and to date, 23 countries have acceded to it, including: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Iran, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Poland, Republic of Moldova, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Tajikistan and Turkey.
Ukraine has acceded to the Additional Protocol to the Convention on the contract for the international carriage of goods by road on the electronic consignment note (e-CMR), which entered into force on the 20th of February 2008 in Geneve (hereinafter - the Additional Protocol). On the 3rd of June 2020 the corresponding law was adopted by the parliament and signed by the President of Ukraine.