In a speech earlier this month London Mayor Boris Johnson singled out the drivers’ hours rules as the type of European legislation that he would like to see removed if the United Kingdom left the EU. Johnson described the weight of employment regulation as “back-breaking”, citing regulations ranging from the Collective Redundancies Directive to the Working Time Directive. “The health and safety at work framework directive, which means all businesses of whatever size have to keep written records of their […]
Two-thirds of MPs support the idea of granting £100m of government funding to train new truck drivers to address the shortfall, exclusive ComRes research commissioned by Motortransport.co.uk and the RHA has found.
The RHA is to launch legal action against the major truck manufacturers, after they were found guilty by the European Commission of price fixing and fined €2.9bn (£2.5bn).