Posts Tagged ‘Road Haulage Association’

  • RHA calls for change to furlough rules to save lives 

    on Apr 3, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The haulage industry can quickly deliver the PPE health workers need in the fight against COVID-19, according to RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett

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  • Logistics sector gets Government letter as proof of essential working

    on Mar 31, 20 • in UK News • with No Comments

    The Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association have received a confirmation letter from DfT confirming that the work of the logistics sector is essential and should continue to the greatest extent possible through the Covid-19 crisis

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  • Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    on Mar 24, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Lorries exempted from MOT testing for three months

    In reaction to COVID-19 the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that all MOT testing of lorries and trailers has been suspended

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  • RHA welcomes extension of Drivers’ Hours relaxation

    on Mar 23, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes extension of Drivers’ Hours relaxation

    Following calls between RHA chief executive Richard Burnett and Secretary of State for Transport, Grant Shapps, the Department for Transport has announced that the current limited Drivers’ Hours relaxation will apply to all road haulage operations from 00.01hrs on Monday 23 March until 23.59hrs on Tuesday 21 April 2020. This is a further recognition of the importance of road freight in providing all that is needed to keep our shops, hospitals, manufacturers and the rest of economy moving during the coronavirus pandemic by relaxing the Drivers’ Hours regulations. Commenting, RHA chief executive Richard Burnett said: “This is a blanket relaxation covering all sectors

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  • Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    on Mar 17, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Government must support hauliers in coronavirus crisis

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is imploring Government to pledge immediate financial support for hauliers who face going out of business because of the coronavirus crisis

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  • RHA to discuss post-Brexit realities

    on Mar 3, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA to discuss post-Brexit realities

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA) is set to discuss post-Brexit realities, clean air zones and the skills shortage at the forthcoming Microlise Transport Conference in Coventry

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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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  • RHA condemns those responsible for bomb found on a truck in County Armagh  

    on Feb 9, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA condemns those responsible for bomb found on a truck in County Armagh  

     RHA chief executive, Richard Burnett has reacted strongly to the news of an explosive device being attached to a truck belonging to a County Armagh haulier

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  • RHA condemns truck bomb attempt

    on Feb 6, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on RHA condemns truck bomb attempt

    The Road Haulage Association (RHA)  has reacted strongly to news of an explosive device being attached to a truck belonging to a County Armagh haulier

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  • Bath Clean Air Zone puts business at risk

    on Jan 20, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Bath Clean Air Zone puts business at risk

    The Road Haulage Association has warned that charging hauliers £100 to enter a clean air zone (CAZ) in Bath will put firms at risk

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  •  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    on Jan 7, 20 • in UK News • with Comments Off on  RHA publishes vision to decarbonise freight and logistics

    The Road Haulage Association’s (RHA)  strategy paper setting out the Association’s approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector has been published. 

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  • Plans won’t ease M4 gridlock – says RHA

    on Dec 19, 19 • in UK News • with Comments Off on Plans won’t ease M4 gridlock – says RHA

    The Road Haqulage Association (RHA) has urged the Welsh Government to reinstate plans for an M4 Relief Road that would reduce congestion in South Wales

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