The RHA has met with the group that will be scrutinising the performance of the Highways Agency (HA) once its reform is complete. Transport watchdog Passenger Focus will form a stakeholder group, including representatives from the road haulage sector, to represent the views of those using the strategic road network once the HA is transformed into a government-owned company. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning said he found Passenger Focus’s strategy to be “very encouraging” and hopes to form a close […]
TfL has today (4 October) revealed its Out-of-Hours Consortium, as well as officially announcing new out-of-hours delivery trials will be up and running in London within months.
The RHA is actively exploring options to help hauliers through the COVID-19 crisis with government ministers. These include immediate cashflow injections, enforced payment holidays with leasing companies, banks and fuel suppliers and further measures to protect employees’ wages to safeguard our critical driver workforce both now and for when volume increases.
The DfT should stop trying to lay the blame for its shock cancellation of the A27 Chichester bypass scheme at the feet of the local authorities and reverse its decision, the RHA has said.