The RHA is calling on the government to give greater importance to lorry cargo thefts, which currently fall under the same category as the theft of a pair of sunglasses from a motor vehicle. In a letter sent today (10 May) to Kit Malthouse, minister of state for crime and policing, Rod McKenzie, RHA MD […]
The regrading of HGV drivers working for Plymouth city council from unskilled to semi-skilled workers has added £3,000 to their salaries.
Freight industry must not be ‘thrown to the wolves’ if government fails to deliver viable customs system
The road freight industry is in danger of being “thrown to the wolves” if the government fails to install a competent customs system in time for Brexit, the FTA warned this week.
The Heavy Transport Association (HTA) is warning that around 5% of its members are considering no longer moving abnormal loads, due to costs and difficulties arising from police officers enforcing inconsistent movement embargoes on them. The warning comes as hauliers continue to report that some police officers are enforcing blanket movement embargoes on abnormal loads. […]