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. The Driving Britain’s Future workshop will be hosted by the association’s director of policy Jack Semple on 17 May. It will also focus on the potential impacts of Brexit on the sector and driver health and welfare. RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “We are excited to be returning again to the Microlise Transport Conference – […]
Minister for transport Andrew Jones will speak at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference in May, along with a host of key industry players.
Trade associations have welcomed London Councils’ decision not to introduce mandatory fitting of sideguards and class V and VI close-proximity mirrors aspart of its London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS).
Major operators are throwing their weight behind a campaign to save TruckPol, led by MT’s sister magazine Commercial Motor, the Road Haulage Association and the Freight Transport Association. Since the withdrawal of its government grant last April, the freight crime intelligence unit has managed to survive on funding from the private sector, including haulage firms and insurance companies. However, without any government money available for the next financial year, the unit is unable to keep operating purely on industry support […]