RHA National Lorry Week 2017


RHA's third annual National Lorry Week will be back 11-16 September 2017 - it's your chance get the UK to #LoveTheLorry!

We know that the haulage industry is the life-blood of the country, and we want to make sure the rest of the country knows it too! 

We're calling on RHA members to help us promote the haulage industry to schools, communities and colleges so that we can attract the next generation of workers into our industry.


Find an event near you

Check out the events happening around the country this National Lorry Week. Make sure you come along to one of the fantastic events to find out about all the great things the road haulage industry does. 

Its not to late to tell us about your events. If you are holding an event let us know what you are doing at nlw@rha.uk.net 


Who is going?


What is going to be happening

2nd September

PJ and J Dearden Ltd

Wind Whistle Inn, Chard

A number of local hauliers are teaming up to hold a family fun day with games including hook a truck, space hopper racing and much more. The event will also be attended by local MPs and the Mayor.

2nd - 3rd September

Firmin Recruit

Truckfest South East, Kent

Firmin Recruit is going to be attending Truckfest South East promoting the industry to young people and their families.

11th September

Advance Logistics Support


Advance Logistics Support is attending a local primary school and giving away free hi-vis jackets to the 7-9 year olds to keep them safe when out and about.

12th September

RHA Parliamentary Reception

House Of Commons, London

The RHA will be hosting a Parliamentary Reception at the House of Commons to promote our key campaigning issues to Ministers and Government officials. If you'd like to be there with us, contact nlw@rha.uk.net

12th September

Certas Energy

Wandsworth, South London

Certas Energy is taking its Fuel Rigid Delivery Lorry to a school and Nursery. Children will be able to sit in the cab and will be taught how to use the pumps, hoses and protective equipment.

15th September

She's RHA and AutoTrader

AutoTrader HQ, Manchester

The RHA and AutoTrader are teaming up to host a series of presentations designed to promote diversity in the workplace and provoke discussion on how we can create a more diverse haulage industry.
Register for this event at here

16th September  Gregory Distribution  Princesshay Shopping Centre, Exeter.  Gregory Distribution will be taking down 3 of their vehicles to Princesshay, including a brand new Truck and one of their original truicks. 


We also have 2 fantastic events in partnership with Jobcentre Plus



Jobcentre Plus 

Logistics recruitment event Employer Suite, next to Manchester Town Hall

A logistic themed recruitment fair with local employers and training providers in attendance as well as the RHA.

13th September

Jobcentre Plus

The Jobs Fair Jobcentre Plus, Roman House, Sittingbourne, ME10 4BP

A jobs fair with local employers and training providers in attendance as well as the RHA.



Top 10 Job Opportunities in Road Haulage

Help us to spread the word - together we are stronger. 

Register your interest in getting involved in National Lorry Week 2017 now. 

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Thank you to our National Lorry Week sponsors