The RHA has called for the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to be scrapped in its London mayoral election manifesto. The association labelled the scheme, which was introduced in the early 1980s, “an onerous bureaucracy which results in reduced efficiency in truck operations and increased mileage and pollution”. It added that the scheme has “long outlived its usefulness and should be scrapped” by the next mayor. “The desire to control and reduce truck operations is at a new high, and […]
The RHA has renewed its call for French troops to be deployed to restore order in Calais as migrant numbers continue to swell.
The freeze in fuel duty until the end of the current parliament will deliver “significant benefits to the British freight industry” according to the MD of one of the UK’s largest haulage firms.
The government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.