The RHA is targeting transport managers, van operators and retired hauliers with new membership deals. The three offers, launched today (Monday 17 August), sees the association extend membership beyond its business-owner base for the first time. ‘Professional Membership’ supports transport managers by helping them fulfil their statutory duties. It includes access to RHA’s Help Desk service. ‘Individual Membership’ gives logistics staff, retired hauliers and non-industry partners the opportunity to hear directly from the RHA, and get access to a benefits […]
Current efforts to resolve the driver shortage will not be enough to prevent the looming skills crisis, the Transport Committee has said.
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
The RHA is calling on the government to give emergency £2,500 training grants to hauliers to fund the training of new HGV drivers in a bid to head-off a critical shortage of drivers.