A confidential reporting system where transport employees can flag up safety concerns is being introduced into the road haulage industry. Ciras, which has been used for 20 years by railway operators, is a not-for-profit, independent member organisation governed by a committee of industry representatives. It was launched in 1996 to provide confidential reporting for employees working at ScotRail. It provides a mechanism for members’ staff to raise a safety issue, in confidence, which is then taken to the employer to […]
The skills shortage and the industry’s image will be at the forefront of a workshop hosted by the RHA at the Microlise Transport Conference.
“Help us to help you” was the message when the RHA delivered a petition to Downing Street last week (18 June) calling on the prime minister and chancellor to sign off on a £150m HGV driver training fund in next month’s emergency budget.
A road upgrade programme in Belfast, which was to be largely funded by the EU, has been put on hold following the referendum.