News Updates

RHA on BBC news: We have plenty of food, but not enough HGV drivers to deliver it

The UK’s HGV driver shortage continues to cause problems for businesses and consumers, as shortages on shelves continue ...

Proposed process for transport workers receiving exemptions to leave self-isolation to perform critical work

The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued new guidance on the proposed process for transport workers receiving excep...

How the 'pingdemic' is amplifying the HGV driver shortage

With the UK short of around 100,000 HGV drivers, and warnings of shortages of food and other products on shelves in the ...

RHA Heroes 2021 winners announced

RHA Heroes has been another enormous campaign success, engaging with the entire commercial vehicle industry to recognise...

Transport Decarbonisation Plan – an overview

The UK Government published its long-awaited Transport Decarbonisation Plan (TDP) earlier this month. This is a document...

New rules for commercial drivers entering England from France

New measures are now in place for anyone entering England from France, but some exceptions do apply for commercial vehic...

Let fully vaccinated truckers end self-isolation with a negative covid result, RHA urges Scotland’s First Minister

We’ve called on the Scotland’s First Minister to let fully vaccinated logistics staff come back to work with negative la...

An update on green card insurance documents

We have received confirmation from DfT that UK registered vehicles and trailers will no longer be required to carry Gree...

The HGV driver shortage: Our campaigning

We’ve been drawing media attention to the UK’s ongoing HGV driver shortage, and calling on Government to take actions to...

Temporary relaxation of drivers' hours now in effect

From 12:01am on 12 July, until 11:59pm on 8 August 2021, a temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours rules will be in effec...

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