RHA’s third annual National Lorry Week will be back 11-16 September 2017 – it’s your chance get the UK to #LoveTheLorry! We know that the haulage industry is the life-blood of the country, and we want to make sure the rest of the country knows it too! We’re calling on RHA members to help us promote
The contribution of women in haulage is often unseen. Unlike many industries, haulage remains a male-dominated environment. Incredibly, only 8% of the 1.8m people that work in the haulage industry are women and only 1% of HGV drivers are women. Government statistics* show that by 2022, the industry needs to recruit 1.2 million more people.
Should drivers be allowed to take their weekend break in their cabs? Or should the suggestion that it is in breach of the drivers’ hours rules be used to push forward an improvement in roadside accommodation? Commercial Motor asked their operator panel. Moves by countries such as France and Belgium to prevent drivers from taking their
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Government allocates £8.1m to trials of ‘platooning’ which proponents say could cut congestion and hauliers’ fuel costs The government has given the go-ahead for the first trials of convoys of semi-automated trucks on UK motorways. Up to three wirelessly connected HGVs will travel in convoy, with acceleration, braking and steering controlled by the lead vehicle,
The Driver Require team got together at the weekend for its Summer Family Party at the Rising Sun, Hitchin. The sun shone down on us and it was good to see so many of us, including lots of new faces that have joined the team in the last six months. It’s a chance for Driver