Almost two-thirds of HGV test centres are battling with waiting lists of at least 11 weeks, with several booked up for six months, according to a freedom of information (FOI) request. An investigation into how long the current driving test waiting periods are across the UK found 43 out of the 69 test centres around […]
The road haulage sector has seen many ups and downs in recent months as the driver shortages, pandemic and Brexit each had a negative impact on the availability of and demand for road freight solutions. Each of these situations would have posed a challenge in isolation but, cumulatively, they began a period of unprecedented change […]
Operators have responded well to calls from the head of a new working group to get involved to help tackle the skills crisis, but even more involvement would be welcome. RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning says he is pleased by the response from operators to his call to get involved in the initiative [see below] […]
Mercedes Benz has revealed the concept prototype of its 40-tonne battery-electric eActros LongHaul truck at the IAA Transportation Show in Hanover, Germany this week.