RHA National Lorry Week 2016

Following the unprecedented success of the inaugural National Lorry week in 2015 we are pleased to announce that National Lorry Week 2016 will take place from 19 to 24 September. The theme for this year’s awareness week is “The Next Generation”


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Member-hosted events

There are dozens of events happening in the run up and during NLW across the UK. To find out more about events happening in your area, please check this page regularly for updates:

Date Location and Event Haulier
17 September

Falkirk Football Stadium

(Falkirk FC v Dundee Utd FC), 09:00-15:00


Various members participating
17 September Dunstable - an HGV 'Ride and Drive' day



17-18 September Knutsford - Large Pitch at Cheshire Truckfest


18-19 September Solihull - Family Fun Day event in Tudor Grange Park (11am-5pm)


19 September Norton Canes - Samworth Brothers at Roadchef Services on M6 Toll               samworth-brothers-squarelogo-1393377296220.jpg        
19 September Middlesbrough - Workshop at 'Inspire to Learn' premises, Eston, for schoolchildren to highlight career opportunities in logistics PD-Ports-200-x-200-GREY.jpg
19 September St Leonards School - Road Safety Workshop with DCCC Road Safety Caravan hargreaves-(1).jpg
19 September Broxburn, West Lothian - event for local high school and college. 09:00-15:00 r-burns-200-x-200-(1).png
19 September Northampton - event at NSG 6th Form College  c-butt-200-x-200-GREY.jpg
20 September Aberdeen - workshop for local children. 09:00-15:00 CLT-Logo.png
20 September Ellistown - workshop for local school children about logistics pallex.jpg
21 September

UAK Keighley (BD20 6EB) - awareness event with attendance from local police

21 September

Pitlochry High School

(Academy9 Event), 09:00-15:00

21 September Hermitage Academy, Chester-le-Street - road safety event Beamish-Transport.jpg
21 September Barley Hill School, Thame - event involving over 60 7-year old schoolchildren DAF_logo-(1).jpg
22 September Long Crendon School, Bucks - event involving a group of 9-11 year olds DAF_logo-(2).jpg
22 September Chard School, Fore Street, Chard, Somerset TA20 1QA. Road safety and safety demonstration, times TBC Deardens-200-x-200-(1).jpg
22 September

Falkirk Football Stadium - event involving local schools, 09:00-15:00

Various members participating

22 September

Road Safety Event at Greenfield Community College along with DCCC Road Safety Caravan


23 September Drem, North Berwick - event involving 14-18 year olds, 09:00-15:00 andrew-black-300-x-300.jpg
23 September Leyland Trucks, Lancashire (PR26 6LZ) - awareness event DAF_logo.jpg
23 September Lincoln City FC - event at Logistics Job Fair with over 30 employers attending, offering around 800 jobs



24 September M&D's, Hamilton - Over 20 members and 50 vehicles will be involved



24 September Liskeard, Cornwall - display in town centre Allen and Lock
24 September Chard, Somerset - family fun day Deardens-200-x-200.jpg
24 September Exeter Service Station - haulage companies join force to celebrate National Lorry Week m-way-and-son.jpg
24 September Burton on Trent - Pirelli Stadium, family fun day west-road-haulage-200-x-200.jpg
24 September Northampton - family fun day at SW Wreford yard - 10am-2pm   Untitled-(1).jpg                      
19-24 September Oxford United FC - promo event and recruitment drive showcasing fleet past and present           grundon.jpg             
19-24 September Sittingbourne - recruitment drive and raising awareness of LGV driver training prospects              alan-firmin.jpg          
19-24 September Huntingdon - roadshows for local schools on road safety          mick-george.jpg              
Throughout NLW Norton Canes - Roadchef event to promote NLW             logo.jpg           
24 September University Academy Keighley - NLW event at which police will attend          Freight_Link_Logo-(1).jpg              
24 September Family Fun Day at Gwynedd Shipping, London Road, Holyhead LL65 2PB - 10:30-14:30 gwynedd-shipping.jpg                      
25 September Liliput Road, Brackmills Industrial Estate, Northampton - fun day from 9:00am Action-Express-Logo.jpg




Get involved

Register your interest in National Lorry Week by filling in the form below. You can also view National Lorry Week sponsorship opportunities here.