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 of policy and public affairs, warned that theft from HGVs is a “significant and growing problem” which incurs substantial losses. He pointed to data from […]
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