The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said. Speaking this week at a parliamentary reception to mark National Lorry Week, RHA boss Richard Burnett called on MPs to support the industry through the coming challenges. Burnett told those in attendance that the driver shortage, of some 45,000, was still a concern. “The average age of a HGV driver is 55, and […]
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
Rates pressure, diesel prices and lorry road user levy revenues are among the points the RHA wants the chancellor to consider ahead of the Budget (20 March).