Posts Tagged ‘Road Haulage Association’

  • Truckers caught up in French customs dispute magnet for migrants

    on Mar 12, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Truckers caught up in French customs dispute magnet for migrants

    The Road Haulage Association is very concerned that French customs action is leaving lorry drivers vulnerable to migrant attacks

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  • RHA says UK not Brexit ready

    on Mar 6, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA says UK not Brexit ready

    Leading business organisations FTA (Freight Transport Association), the London Chamber of Commerce and Industry and the Federation of Small Businesses are calling for the Mayor of London to appoint a dedicated Freight Commissioner to support the implementation of his transport strategy. Reacting to the publication of his Freight Action Plan, released today (7 March 2019), the group is calling for political leadership to ensure his freight policies, including Vision Zero and the ultra-low emission agenda, are implemented holistically and consistently across London’s 33 boroughs

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  • Temporary market access plan met with caution by RHA

    on Mar 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Temporary market access plan met with caution by RHA

    The Road Haulage Association, has cautiously welcomed the news from the Department for Transport that the European Parliament and EU member states plan to allow UK hauliers temporary market access for UK – EU trade without ECMT permits in the event of a no-deal Brexit

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  • RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

    on Feb 5, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA welcomes Government no-deal Brexit commitment

     The Road Haulage Association welcomes the Government’s commitment to keep international haulage operating effectively if there’s a ‘no-deal’ Brexit

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  • Simplified customs procedures are not enough – says RHA

    on Feb 4, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on Simplified customs procedures are not enough – says RHA

    The Road Haulage Association believes the Government’s announcement about simplified customs checks is not enough to prepare businesses for a no-deal Brexit. 

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  • York conference celebrates recruiter’s success

    on Jan 21, 19 • in Latest News • with Comments Off on York conference celebrates recruiter’s success

    Duncan Buchanan  the Road Haulage Association’s (RHA) Policy Director was one of the keynote speakers at Driver Hire’s 2019 recent annual conference. Duncan provided industry insight on the issues that will be affecting Driver Hire customers in the coming year. Amazingly he managed to do most of this without mentioning the ‘B’ word!

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  • RHA reaction to Brexit vote

    on Jan 16, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on RHA reaction to Brexit vote

    On behalf of UK haulage operators, the Road Haulage Association implores the Government and Parliament to quickly gain a consensus on a Brexit withdrawal agreement that will keep the UK supply chain moving

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  • Manston truck trial will need to be repeated says RHA

    on Jan 7, 19 • in UK • with Comments Off on Manston truck trial will need to be repeated says RHA

    Today’s Kent truck trial at Manston Airport, part of the county’s Operation Brock contingency plan in the event of hold ups at the port of Dover has been a success in as much as 89 HGVs trucks now know what to do in the event of lengthy, local traffic queues between Manston and Dover

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  • More ferries are not a Brexit silver bullet

    on Jan 2, 19 • in UK, UK News • with Comments Off on More ferries are not a Brexit silver bullet

    An increase in freight ferry services won’t resolve a no-deal Brexit border queue crisis, according to the Road Haulage Association

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

    on Nov 19, 18 • in UK • 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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