EU revision of road haulage rules causes concern in UK

24 April 2019

The latest decisions by the European Parliament on road transport legislation, on which we reported recently (see EU legislates to improve road safety), have not been well received by the Road Haulage Association (RHA).

Are you confused about Brexit?

24 April 2019

With extensions, new extensions and flexible extensions, transport operators can be forgiven for losing track of when exactly the UK is due to leave the EU and what steps they need to take to prepare.

Where are the next generation of drivers?

15 April 2019

According to the Chief Executive of the Road Haulage Association (RHA), Richard Burnett, haulage firms are finding it difficult to unlock Apprenticeship Levy funding and the sector has only drawn down a fraction of the £140 million+ that it has contributed.

EU legislates to improve road safety

15 April 2019

Advanced safety features are set to be made mandatory for new cars, vans and trucks after Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) voted to support a package of measures aimed at improving road safety.

Hauliers choke on “simplistic” clean air zone

11 April 2019

The world’s toughest vehicle emissions standard became active on 8 April in central London as Mayor Sadiq Khan launched an Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) to help reduce toxic air pollution and protect public health.

Congestion costs time and money

5 April 2019

Transport operators in the UK are losing an estimated 19 million hours each year because of congestion on the country’s roads.