Trade associations have expressed concern that the general election in June could prevent government tackling pressing industry issues. Prime minister Theresa May called for a general election to be held on 8 June earlier this week, and RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said the association was concerned about its implications for the road transport sector. He said: “We’re worried the campaigning could lead to hold-ups across a range of haulage industry issues, especially at a time when the new Trailblazer […]
Plans to ban LGVs from entering London during the busiest times of the day could be adopted by other cities across the UK, experts have said.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has pressed chancellor George Osborne to reconsider making a training fund available for the industry, after hopes were dashed in the Autumn Statement last week.
2016 saw the UK vote to leave the EU, Donald Trump preparing to move into his new house across the pond, and Sadiq Khan introduce unprecedented safety measures for operators working in London. But these headlines aside, 2016 has still been a busy year for the road transport sector. As we approach the end of the hugely eventful 2016, the MT team discuss the year’s key events, Brexit aside, and the things to look out for in the coming months. […]