TIR trucks trying to clear the Giurgiu-Ruse border crossing point out of Romania into Bulgaria were waiting in a line of about eight kilometres on the first lane of the DN 5 Bucharest-Giurgiu national road on Wednesday after-noon and they could be seen as far as Daia, with the waiting time for those who reached customs control being 70 minutes.
Gendarmes can also be involved in protecting citizens, said Interior Minister Marcel Vela, on Tuesday evening, in the context of the teenager drugged and raped in an abandoned building in southern city of Giurgiu.
Four electronic vignetting devices have been launched on 4th of January at the Danube Bridge border crossing at Rousse. Some drivers, however, have difficulty working with the new machines, which has led to further delays in traffic in the area.
Within 10 minutes, three drivers were unable to get an electronic vignette from the new devices installed yesterday.
Bulgarians and Romanians call for building a second bridge between the citie of Russe and Giurgiu, which would be the 3rd link between Bulgaria and Romania over the Dunabe.
Representatives of state and local authorities of the two cities expressed the opinion at a working meeting.
The new bridge is imperative because of intense traffic that has doubled over the years.
Romanian media outlets are desperately chasing one of US President Trump's sons, who has reportedly been spotted on a private hunting trip in the countryside.
The chase started on Wednesday after the mayor of the southern town of Giurgiu said one of the Trump sons might be on a hunting trip in Singureni, a large private domain, 40 kilometres from the capital, Bucharest.
As many as 186 hectares of pastures, 90 hectares of farmland and 30 hectares of forests were flooded in the southern Giurgiu county on Sunday, following the heavy rains.
According to Giurgiu Water Management Service, the submerged land is located in the rural towns of Vanatorii Mici, Bulbucata, Iepuresti and Bucsani.
The construction of the two new bridges Silistra - Calarasi and Nikopol - Turnu Magurele will start by 2017, according to Bulgaria's caretaker Transport Minister Nikolina Angelkova.
Angelkova explained Friday that the deadlines had been included in the bilateral memorandum on building two new bridges over the Danube.