Continued devolution in the UK will “drive nothing but cost and confusion” for the haulage industry, according to RHA chief executive Richard Burnett. The Chancellor of the Exchequer, George Osborne (pictured, main), announced plans to devolve further powers to parts of the UK in his 2016 Budget announcement today, including the creation of elected mayors in East Anglia, the West of England and Greater Lincolnshire. “North, South, East and West – the devolution revolution is taking hold,” Osborne said. But […]
The RHA and local member Steve Porter Transport took a truck to Newport for the start of the Isle of Wight cylcing festival on 14 September to get cyclists in the cab and demonstrate the blind spots faced by LGV drivers. Part of the RHA’s cycle safety campaign, the initiative is part of a series of events bringing together cyclists and operators so both groups understand each other’s concerns.
The Forth Road Bridge will reopen to all vehicles at 11pm this Saturday (20 February) after being closed to HGV traffic for more than two months.
Industry bodies are to collaborate on a new joint initiative to promote the road haulage industry, with a focus on improving its public image and attracting more employees.