The UK is facing the collapse of the supply chain in the next two to three weeks, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett (pictured) warned this week. Speaking to the BBC, Burnett said that despite meeting with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last week to warn him of the perilous situation, the government is continuing to refuse to take any immediate action to tackle the severe HGV driver shortage. In an interview with BBC broadcaster Paddy O’Connell on Sunday (25 July), Burnett […]
Road haulage rates fell by 0.8% in the third quarter of 2013, figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) have shown.
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.
The decision to remove the hard shoulder on 10 miles of the M6 and turn it into an extra lane reveals the government’s “reckless disregard” for the public’s safety, according to a road safety campaigner.