A hearing to decide whether or not a claim by hauliers for compensation over price-fixing by a cartel of truck makers can take place will start in April. The Competition Appeal Tribunal will hear the RHA’s application for a collective proceedings order between 19 and 26 April, with any subsequent trial possibly taking place in 2022 at the earliest. Steven Meyerhoff, head of commercial litigation at Backhouse Jones, said there were currently around 13,100 operators in the RHA’s application, representing […]
The government has forged ahead with its plan to overhaul the Highway Code, giving cyclists right of way at junctions and making HGV drivers bear the greatest responsibility to other road users.
The government’s decision to roll out all-lane running on smart motorways was “premature” and the programme should be “paused” until 2025 to properly assess its safety, according to a damning report published this week by the House of Commons Transport Committee.
The RHA has published a 12-point plan to tackle the HGV driver shortage which it warns has now reached a major crisis point.