The government’s suspension of all Clean Air Zone schemes to January 2021 is not long enough, the RHA has insisted. The association is calling for the suspension to be extended for another year to January 2022 to allow hauliers to recover from the financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision to suspend Clean Air Zone schemes was confirmed by Defra minister Rebecca Pow this week. The move follows calls from Leeds and Birmingham City Councils for permission to delay […]
The FTA and RHA are set to meet with the Treasury today to make the case for government funding for the training of HGV drivers.
The RHA has met with business secretary Vince Cable to highlight the impact the current driver shortage is having on the economy and how it could be addressed.
The FTA has welcomed the government’s decision to slash the cost of using the Severn Bridges but said it should have gone further.