Posts Tagged ‘Road Haulage Association’

  • Don’t let M26 motorway plans divert Christmas says RHA

    on Nov 19, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Don’t let M26 motorway plans divert Christmas says RHA

    Kent’s M26 motorway – one of the UK’s busiest routes for hauliers heading towards, and returning from mainland Europe – will be closed from 10pm until 5.30 am the following morning, Monday to Thursday (inclusive) and on Friday nights 11pm to 6.00am until Friday, December

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  • RHA acknowledges progress on Brexit agreement

    on Nov 14, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA acknowledges progress on Brexit agreement

    The RHA has acknowledged the progress announced on a draft Brexit agreement between the UK and

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  • Road improvements must start now says RHA

    on Oct 30, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Road improvements must start now says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the news that Mr Hammond has announced that Government will halve the amount smaller firms have to pay to hire an apprentice from 10 to 5 per cent. 

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  • RHA slams council’s plans to charge hauliers to use freight route

    on Oct 17, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA slams council’s plans to charge hauliers to use freight route

    The Road Haulage Association has criticised Bath and North East Somerset Council’s plans to charge hauliers £100 per day to enter a Bath clean air zone

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  • RHA welcome fuel duty freeze announcement

    on Oct 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcome fuel duty freeze announcement

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed the Prime Minister’s announcement that fuel duty is to be frozen for another year

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  • RHA gives cautious welcome to Severn toll announcement

    on Oct 3, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA gives cautious welcome to Severn toll announcement

    The Road Haulage Association has cautiously welcomed the Government’s announcement that tolls operating on the Severn crossings will be scrapped. 

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  • Government’s immigration proposal is bad for road haulage

    on Sep 26, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Government’s immigration proposal is bad for road haulage

    The Road Haulage Association has warned that the Cabinet’s proposal to impose new immigration rules on EU nationals would hit haulage hard

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  • No-deal plans are a recipe for post-Brexit chaos 

    on Sep 24, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on No-deal plans are a recipe for post-Brexit chaos 

    The Road Haulage Association is warning plans in the Government’s latest technical notice on commercial freight in the EU are too little, too late

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  • RHA calls for clarity on Brexit

    on Sep 16, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA calls for clarity on Brexit

    The Road Haulage Association has branded Brexit secretary Dominic Raab’s comments driver licensing post-Brexit to be nothing more than a smoke screen for the big-ticket items that need to be addressed before March

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  • RHA advises hauliers to check their eyesight

    on Sep 4, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA advises hauliers to check their eyesight

    The Road Haulage Association has welcomed a police crackdown on defective eyesight and has called on hauliers to check theirs. Three forces – Thames Valley, Hampshire and West Midlands – will be stopping motorists to carry out roadside eyesight tests in September. Motorists will be required to read a number plate from 20 metres. Anyone who fails will have their licence revoked. Data from the tests will be used to improve understanding of the extent of poor driver vision on UK roads which is thought to be hugely underestimated. RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett said

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  • Brexit implementation period essential for business says RHA

    on Aug 29, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Brexit implementation period essential for business says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association is calling on the UK Government and the EU to go ahead with the agreed 21-month implementation period if there’s no Brexit deal

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  • M27 diversion route will hit hauliers hard

    on Aug 27, 18 • in UK News • with Comments Off on M27 diversion route will hit hauliers hard

    A two-mile section of the M27, between junctions three and four, near Southampton, will close for three weekends over the next 12 months – 28 September until 1 October 2018 – as part of a £19 million bridge renovation project

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