The RHA has called for better information to be made available to truck operators about cross-Channel delays after an alarming spike in illegal migrant activity in Calais last week. Following a strike by French ferry staff, trucks were caught up in hours of delays and subsequently targeted by migrants attempting to enter the UK illegally, producing scenes prime minster David Cameron described as “totally unacceptable”. Cameron said the UK must work on better security at Calais; more co-operation with European […]
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.
The government has pulled the plug on the planned lorry park in Stanford West, which was selected as a solution to the chronic congestion caused by Operation Stack.
A hearing to decide whether or not a claim by hauliers for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers can take place will start in April.