Improvements have been made, but applications take too long and restricted licences should be dropped, say fleets. John Lewis reports
They can be a really useful resource but fleets must manage the process carefully, say experts
Proactive, intelligence-led safety interventions can help fleets recruit and retain drivers, says SmartDrive Systems.
The Road Haulage Association has now evaluated its first 10 HGV driver trainees as part of its challenge to help bring through the next generation of HGV drivers.
HGV coalition of trade associations asks Government to protect businesses that rely on trucks from ‘unfair’ air quality charges.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is concerned about reports that criminals are ‘gassing’ lorry drivers before stealing goods from their trucks.
The RHA (Road Haulage Association) has urged the Government to support its members who have been affected by Carrillion going into liquidation.
The FTA and the RHA have criticised an increase in the fines imposed by Ashford Borough Council as part of its overnight truck parking enforcement trial.
The RHA has hit back at the Metropolitan Police Service's decision to not investigate some crimes as it fears London-based drivers will be targeted.
Commercial fleet operators have welcomed the beginning of the end for year-on-year toll increases for users of the two Severn Bridges on the M4 and M48.
A “record-breaking” 252 HGV drivers were turned away from Ashford Truckstop, Kent due to lack of parking.
The commercial fleet industry will welcome the Overnight Allowance concessions negotiated by the Road Haulage Association, says accountancy firm Menzies LLP.
The Road Haulage Association has won a significant concession from tax officials on overnight allowances for lorry drivers.
Director of policy at the RHA, Jack Semple, says it is probable that trucks from abroad will no longer be allowed to do UK domestic transport work.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) believes current DVSA checks are not sufficient and need to me made mandatory to promote road safety.
The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is warning that unless the Government negotiates the right customs controls during its forthcoming Brexit talks the UK’s sensitive food supply could be seriously damaged.
British Cycling is calling for a change in the Highway Code to give cyclists heading straight on priority over drivers turning left.
The Road Haulage Association will apply to become the representative body persuing a UK collective claim against truck manufacturers found guilty of price fixing.
National Lorry Week is set to return from 19-24 September, with a focus on career paths in the transport industry.
Senior traffic commissioner, Beverley Bell is urging truck operators to keep enforcement agencies informed when they act upon improvement notices.