The skills shortage, Brexit and the push towards low-emission vehicles are the biggest issues facing the road transport industry, the chief executive of the RHA has said. Speaking this week at a parliamentary reception to mark National Lorry Week, RHA boss Richard Burnett called on MPs to support the industry through the coming challenges. Burnett told those in attendance that the driver shortage, of some 45,000, was still a concern. “The average age of a HGV driver is 55, and […]
A new category for vans powered by clean alternative fuels – Clean Fleet Van of the Year – has been introduced by the Motor Transport Awards.
The Confederation of British Industry (CBI) is calling for major improvements to regional infrastructure to boost productivity and help England’s regions improve links with international markets.
Government plans to double the number of electric vehicle charge points to nearly 8,000 this year by offering £20m of funding to local authorities do not go far enough, a leading think tank warned this week.