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 – […]
Trailblazer apprenticeships have long been mooted as a remedy for road transport’s skills crisis. However a Commons Select Committee has warned they have a worrying lack of focus and will not fill skills gaps unless they concentrate on sectors and regions where training is most needed.
MPs have backed Robert Halfon’s private members bill tabled today (16 October), which calls for the tax take on fuel to be printed on every forecourt receipt. The Conservative MP for Harlow, and founder of the PetrolPromise campaign, is calling for the complete tax breakdown (duty and VAT) to be printed on all till receipts issued by fuel retailers. “This initiative will serve as a real wake up call to all users of road fuels; petrol or diesel,” said Road […]
Government proposals to ban tyres over 10 years old from being used on trucks and trailers are “missing the mark” according to the RHA.