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DVSA services – industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union confirmed

Today, 29 November, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union formally served notice that a programme of industrial...

DVSA services – industrial action by the Public and Commercial Services Union confirmed

Today, 29 November, the Public and Commercial Services (PCS) Union formally served notice that a programme of industrial...

Government funding to improve truck stops is welcome – but new facilities are vital

The RHA has welcomed the Government’s announcement that they’re opening a match funding grant scheme to improve HGV driv...

National Highways launches an online community for professional drivers

As part of their commitment to customer service for the freight sector, National Highways have recently launched an onli...

EU driver shortage set to triple by 2026 if no action is taken

The growing chasm between retiring and new drivers is set to triple the rate of unfilled truck driver positions, to over...

The Grocer – Inflation wiping out transport margins as energy costs bite

Food supply chain and logistics operators have warned of the knock-on effects of the rise in inflationary pressures, whi...

Chancellor's Autumn Statement - RHA rundown

Last week, the Chancellor delivered his Autumn Statement. He confirmed that the UK is officially in recession and outlin...

Cut fuel duty to boost economy, RHA tells ministers

Cut fuel duty to boost economy, RHA tells ministers The RHA is urging the Government to introduce a minimum 15 pence per...

Government says no to code of conduct for truckers from bosses

The Government has responded to a range of suggestions from the Transport Select Committee – coming out clearly against ...

Drivers making deliveries must have access to toilets

The RHA reminds employers that visiting lorry drivers must be given access to toilets when they’re delivering at a premi...

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