The RHA has labelled transport minister Jesse Norman as complacent after he belatedly revealed plans to create a national charging infrastructure to prevent the creation of a “patchwork” of clean air zones (CAZs) with differing charges and regulations. Duncan Buchanan, RHA policy director, criticised ministers this week for failing to take action sooner to tackle the issue, which could see hauliers facing multiple CAZ/ low emission charges in the course of one day. Transport minister Jesse Norman revealed plans for a […]
by Jack Semple, RHA, director of policy Cycle safety concerns have come to the boil, as six cyclists were killed in London in just 12 days, four after colliding with HGVs. Tragic, terrible incidents that are the result of problems for which there is no quick fix. And as the RHA has sought to make clear, it is far from just being about trucks – it is about inadequate infrastructure, a range of bad cyclist behaviour and a need for […]
Freight operators delivering into Scotland are invited to attend a free half-day workshop to learn how plans for Low Emission Zones (LEZs) in Glasgow, Edinburgh, Aberdeen and Dundee will affect them.