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  • Green policies must be sustainable says RHA

    on Jun 25, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Green policies must be sustainable says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) has responded to a report published by the Committee on Climate Change (CCC) – Reducing UK emissions: 2020 Progress Report to Parliament

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  • RHA gives HGV Heroes the recognition they deserve

    on Jun 18, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on RHA gives HGV Heroes the recognition they deserve

    Since the UK’s plunge into lockdown on 23 March the nation’s reliance on truckers to deliver food, medicines and the all-important personal protection equipment to NHS frontliners has been massive – and the penny has finally dropped. The UK haulage industry does an incredible job – not just in times of hardship but every single day of the year

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  • Logistics needs time to make a success of Brexit says FTA

    on Jun 10, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Logistics needs time to make a success of Brexit says FTA

    Business must be allowed sufficient time to prepare for whatever Brexit agreement is reached between the EU and UK, according to FTA, the business group representing the logistics industry.  As the latest round of talks between the two sides concludes with no progress announced, and indications given that there may not be a formal agreement between the two sides until October at the earliest,  the organisation has written to Michael Gove MP to insist that there is sufficient time allowed at the end of the negotiations to enable the industry charged with keeping Britain trading

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  • DVSA confirms HGV text exemptions

    on May 29, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on DVSA confirms HGV text exemptions

    Heavy vehicles due for annual test in June, will receive a three month exemption from needing an annual test, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed

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  • Strategy for managing York’s economic recovery

    on May 29, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Strategy for managing York’s economic recovery

    Further details on how City of York Council is supporting businesses through a new Economic Recovery – Transport and Place Strategy –  which will help accelerate rebuilding a healthy and inclusive economy, launches next month

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  • How you can succeed in the haulage industry

    on May 28, 20 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on How you can succeed in the haulage industry

    There’s a lot of potential in the haulage industry, now arguably more than ever. In this increasingly globalised world, goods have to be transported with even more frequency. It’s not hard to see why so many people are curious about setting up their own haulage company. But of course, if you’re going to do this then you’ll need to know something pretty important: competition can be tough! While there’s a lot of potential to build a successful haulage industry, the truth is that it’s also more than possible to fail. In this blog, we’ll take

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  • London Lorry Control scheme is back

    on May 22, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on London Lorry Control scheme is back

    The London Lorry Control Scheme set to make a controversial return on June 1. To support retailers re-stocking during the COVID-19 crisis, London Councils suspended the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) in the middle of March

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  • FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    on May 12, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on FTA welcomes Government COVID 19 strategy

    The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed the Government’s COVID 19 strategy, but key items still remain unresolved

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  • Daimler Truck and Volvo partner on Green Deal vision

    on Apr 21, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Daimler Truck and Volvo partner on Green Deal vision

    Sharing the Green Deal vision of sustainable transport and a carbon neutral Europe by 2050, two leading companies in the commercial vehicle industry, Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group, have signed a preliminary non-binding agreement to establish a new joint venture

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  • FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

    on Mar 25, 20 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on FTA calls for Brexit transition extension

    The challenges posed by the COVID-19 virus will make the effective implementation of any new legislation impossible in the short term, says FTA, the business group representing the logistics sector. As a result, the industry is petitioning government urgently to seek an extension to the current transition period for leaving the European Union, as well as suspending other planned domestic legislation which will impact the logistics sector

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  • Suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland is pragmatic says FTA NI

    on Mar 23, 20 • in General News, UK News • with Comments Off on Suspension of HGV testing in Northern Ireland is pragmatic says FTA NI

    The decision to suspend HGV testing in Northern Ireland has been welcomed by FTA

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  • Prepare businesses now to avoid border delays says RHA

    on Feb 11, 20 • in General News • with Comments Off on Prepare businesses now to avoid border delays says RHA

    The Government must fully prepare businesses for new customs procedures if border delays are to be avoided next year, urged the Road Haulage Association

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