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. In a letter to the chancellor, the RHA called for an urgent meeting: “Government is failing this industry and the economy and urgent action is needed from the Treasury. “We support the chancellor’s objectives set in Autumn Statement – but the economy needs to have enough lorry drivers if he […]
The RHA has said that compensation in its legal case against the truck manufacturers involved in the price-fixing scandal could yield around £6,000 per truck.
It’s time the transport sector eliminate the “outdated stereotypes” around gender and job roles, according to transport secretary Chris Grayling.
The road transport industry has been urged to create an industry-wide code of practice on cyclist safety and a clear programme of work to promote the enforcement of safety regulations.