The RHA is calling for the government to review its Clean Air Zones (CAZ) policy in the light of emerging evidence that a significant drop in car journeys during the COVID-19 lockdown has resulted in major improvements in air quality. Data collected by the National Centre for Atmospheric Science shows marked reductions in nitrogen dioxide (NO2) and in particulate matter (PM2.5) since the government ordered a lock down to help slow the spread of the virus. Car journeys are estimated […]
Last night the RHA held its annual parliamentary reception at the House of Commons, just days before the UK is due to leave the EU and one year since Sir Mike Penning MP (above) announced he was forming a new all-party parliamentary group (APPG) on road freight and logistics.
The long-awaited publication of the HSE’s updated tail-lift delivery guidance is facing further delay, some five years after HSE launched a review.
Government proposals to ban tyres over 10 years old from being used on trucks and trailers are “missing the mark” according to the RHA.