The RHA has welcomed the DfT’s decision to relax cabotage rules for car transporter firms during the new number-plate peaks in March and September, but warned that it should not be extended to other sectors. Roads minister Stephen Hammond said his decision to relax the rules and allow car transporters from abroad to continue operating in the UK for longer than allowed under cabotage rules, will ensure the industry can better deal with the peaks. Nick Deal, RHA car transporter […]
The FTA has called on Eurotunnel and the French authorities to upgrade any weak spots in their security fencing after more than 100 migrants broke into the tunnel operator’s French terminal earlier this month, causing hours of delays to passenger and freight services.
The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell.
The RHA has raised concerns that many operators are unaware of the costs they’ll be hit with when the apprenticeship levy comes into effect next April.