The RHA is actively exploring options to help hauliers through the COVID-19 crisis with government ministers. These include immediate cashflow injections, enforced payment holidays with leasing companies, banks and fuel suppliers and further measures to protect employees’ wages to safeguard our critical driver workforce both now and for when volume increases. “To enable this, the government will need to provide far more radical financial support to ensure transport operators survive. It is therefore imperative that we can accurately relay information […]
Average truck operating costs have risen by a massive 75% since September 2000 while reported haulage rates were only 23% higher in July 2013 than back then, new cost figures from the RHA have shown.
The Westminster Energy, Environment & Transport Forum is holding an online conference to look at transport decarbonisation in the UK including low-carbon fuels, infrastructure, sector-specific targets and next steps for policy.
Ministers have agreed that charging operators working in urban areas should be a “last resort”, after four of the industry’s leading trade associations spoke to MPs about preventing HGVs from being priced out of operating in cities.