Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown. The association’s 2014 goods vehicle operating cost survey showed a total annual inflationary rise in the year to 30 September 2013 of 2.3% excluding fuel, across all categories of vehicle. A 2.5% decline in average bulk diesel prices in the year, however, left the overall […]
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.
Both the FTA and the RHA have welcomed the launch of the Scottish government’s rail strategy Delivering the Goods.
Leeds and Birmingham councils are to “significantly postpone” the January 2020 start dates of their clean air zones (CAZs) after a government delay to an essential online tool it is developing.