The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell. In a letter to French prime minister Édouard Philippe, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett warned the situation in Calais is “once again deteriorating rapidly”. He said: “The determination of the migrants is putting lives and livelihoods at risk and the cost to UK-bound hauliers is immense. We estimate this situation has cost hauliers and the UK economy […]
Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change.
Platoons of autonomous HGVs may never feature in the UK because the road network is not up to the job, according to the RHA.