The RHA is calling on the government to set out a national road map to decarbonise freight over the next 25 years which respects vehicle life cycles and supports business investment. In its strategy paper, Vision to Decarbonising Road, published this week, the RHA argues that a freight decarbonisation road map will give the freight sector greater confidence to invest in low carbon and no carbon solutions. It adds: “This is vital for a sector where decarbonisation, especially for large […]
The RHA and Microlise are to train military veterans who have spent time in prison for jobs in the logistics industry.
Vosa has given its backing to the formation of an association for the owners of authorised testing facilities (ATFs) and said it wants to work in partnership with them. More than 50 ATF operators attended the inaugural meeting of the ATF Operators Association last week in Coventry, where Vosa senior business development manager Mark Warden stressed that, as the ATF network matures, “it is important Vosa has an association that it can have constructive dialogue with”. Warden admitted that the […]
Chancellor George Osborne has invited RHA chief executive Richard Burnett to a “formal roundtable discussion” with the Treasury and DfT to discuss possible government “intervention” to address the HGV driver shortage.