The RHA has said that rather than sabre-rattling and pushing for powers to fine, local councils would be better served encouraging dialogue between residents and businesses if they want to cut the number of trucks breaching weight-limits. The comments came after The Local Government Association (LGA) attacked the road transport sector last week, calling for tough new powers to tackle “heavy haulage road rogues” apparently causing bedlam in small towns and villages by breaching weight limits. Under the Traffic Management […]
More migrant deaths likely despite Old Bailey people smuggling convictions, warns Irish RHA president
More deaths involving migrants being smuggled in lorry trailers will happen, the president of the Irish RHA has warned.
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.
The DVSA has confirmed it will add questions to the HGV driver theory test about class VI mirrors, after a coroner raised concerns about the risk of deaths being caused on the roads.