The government is looking at alternative means of funding smaller hauliers struggling to access the Treasury’s COVID-19 funding packages. It also wants to “reverse” extended payment terms that some clients have put in place since the arrival of the Coronavirus pandemic. The strategies were revealed today (7 April) during a House of Commons Transport Committee hearing into the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the transport sector. Lincoln MP Karl McCartney raised concerns about the plight of hauliers who are […]
Have you heard about the temporary relaxation of drivers hours and want to know more? Motor Transport’s sister title, Commercial Motor is hosting a free webinar in association with Aquarius about this dramatic change in tachograph legislation. The additional measures being put in place by the Government and the relaxation of the working day allowances will have a dramatic affect on the haulage industry, but what exactly does it mean. This hour-long discussion will look at how it will affect […]
The RHA has warned that heavy reliance on overseas HGV drivers poses a risk to the long-term resilience of the UK road transport sector, and takes money out of the UK economy.
With just over a fortnight until enforcement of the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) begins, less than 20% of HGVs are ready for the scheme, SmartWitness has warned.