Transport minister Claire Perry has met a delegation from the RHA to discuss the crippling driver shortage and the RHA’s proposal for a £100m package of grants to train new HGV drivers. Last week’s meeting followed Perry’s response to a Commons question from Conservative MP Philip Hollobone – whose Kettering constituency includes haulier Knights of Old – supporting the RHA’s call for chancellor George Osborne to include funding for the grants in his Autumn Statement on 3 December. The RHA […]
Jack Richards & Son experienced a strong financial year during 2015, posting a 5.1% boost in turnover and a 16.7% rise in pre-tax profit.
The DVSA has confirmed it is to publish three new forms of guidance on load security. This will comprise a guide for vehicle operators, a leaflet aimed at drivers, and a series of instructional videos.
Both DHL and the RHA have urged Grangemouth Refinery owner Ineos, the Unite union and workers at the plant, to swiftly resolve their differences and resume fuel production.