Government proposals to ban tyres over 10 years old from being used on trucks and trailers are “missing the mark” according to the RHA. The proposals, which could come into force early next year, were prompted by rising concern at the dangers old tyres used on commercial vehicles pose to the travelling public. A DfT consultation document, Banning Tyres Aged Ten Years or Older, points to two examples – a coach crash in 2012 in which three people died, caused […]
The haulage industry gave a warm welcome this week to reports that prime minister Boris Johnson is planning to cut fuel duty for the first time in nine years.
The RHA has slammed Scottish first minister Nicola Sturgeon’s criticism of HGVs for using trunk roads in heavy snow as “naïve in the extreme”.
The logistics sector has successfully won a place on the next wave of the Trailblazer apprenticeship scheme .