The long-awaited HSE guidance on the handling of tail-lift delivery pallet weights is facing further delay and will not be published until the end of the year, Motortransport.co.uk has learned. The guidance was due to be signed off last month in a meeting between the HSE and the industry working group, which includes the Association of Pallet Networks (APN) and the RHA. However, the deadline was pushed back to the end of the year after the working group asked the […]
After three years in the pilot phase, the not-for-profit Road to Logistics scheme developed by the RHA and Microlise to get people including ex-military and ex-offenders trained as HGV drivers is about to start its national roll-out, backed by a £1m grant from the DfT.
The RHA is to make an emergency submission to the government this week demanding that it steps in and sorts out the industry’s driver shortage, before it undermines the fragile economic recovery.
The government has approved Leeds City Council’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) plans, which will see pre-Euro-6 trucks charged £50 per day to enter.