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 […]
The RHA and local member Steve Porter Transport took a truck to Newport for the start of the Isle of Wight cylcing festival on 14 September to get cyclists in the cab and demonstrate the blind spots faced by LGV drivers. Part of the RHA’s cycle safety campaign, the initiative is part of a series of events bringing together cyclists and operators so both groups understand each other’s concerns.
The government must avoid any “distraction or dilution” from the trailblazer apprenticeships as the April 2017 start date approaches, the RHA has said.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week.