One in five transport business leaders believe there is considerable potential for the use of robots working in the industry within the next decade. A report from the Royal Society of Arts (RSA) found that jobs in transport and distribution, finance, accounting and the media are most likely to be automated over the next 10 years. In the UK, 13% of employers think more than 30% of jobs will become automated. The estimates of high impact automation vary widely by […]
The FTA and RHA joined forces at a Treasury meeting last Friday (20 Feb) to push for immediate government funding towards the cost of training and licence acquisition for new HGV drivers.
The BVRLA has welcomed the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, which comes into effect today (1 April) and means that foreign-registered lorries will have to pay to travel on UK roads.
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.