RHA has slammed a move by councils to fine truck drivers for weight infringements as nothing more than a cash generator. The Local Government Association (LGA) is calling on the government to grant councils new powers to tackle “rogue” HGV drivers. The call is prompted by what the LGA describes as “lorry mayhem blighting villages and towns across the country” which it says results largely from lorries being “driven down routes not suitable for their size and weight.” LGA called […]
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
The RHA has said that compensation in its legal case against the truck manufacturers involved in the price-fixing scandal could yield around £6,000 per truck.
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.