Road Haulage Association (RHA)

Fleet of white trucks

Soaring wage, fuel and energy costs crippli...

Feb 28, 2022Comments off

Thousands of small hauliers are at breaking point and require emergency action to help keep them afloat, including a fuel duty freeze, an essential-user rebate

Parked lorries

RHA head Richard Burnett to leave trade bod...

Dec 14, 2021Comments off

Richard Burnett, Chief Executive of RHA, is to leave the trade association on 31 December. His departure will bring an end to a seven-year career

National road-pricing scheme to replace fue...

Oct 25, 2021Comments off

A national road pricing scheme to replace an emissions-based tax regime must not penalise the road haulage industry, MPs have been warned. Giving evidence to

RHA accused of causing the fuel crisis

Hauliers hit back at Europa chief’s attac...

Oct 21, 2021Comments off

Hauliers are accusing Europa Worldwide chief executive Andrew Baxter of launching a politically motivated attack on the RHA following his open letter criticising the association’s

Empty shelves in a supermarket

Supply chain taskforce must trigger action

Oct 13, 2021Comments off

The RHA has given a cautious welcome to the government’s decision this week to set up an industry taskforce to advise on the UK’s supply

Two Trucks

RHA in escalating row with AB Agri

Oct 11, 2021Comments off

The RHA has reiterated its hostility to a ‘Safe Contractor’ scheme promoted by AB Agri after the animal feed manufacturer used a quote by its

DVSA survey proposals aim to fast track new...

Aug 11, 2021Comments off

Hauliers and drivers are being urged to respond to a consultation on proposals to overhaul vocational driving requirements and create one test to drive both

Highway Code

RHA “extremely concerned” as overhaul o...

Aug 02, 2021Comments off

The government has forged ahead with its plan to overhaul the Highway Code, giving cyclists right of way at junctions and making HGV drivers bear

supply chain

UK supply chain faces collapse in ‘tw...

Jul 28, 2021Comments off

Speaking to the BBC, Richard Burnett, RHA chief executive said that despite meeting with Transport Secretary Grant Shapps last week to warn him of the

lorry driver strike

Planned nationwide lorry driver strike R...

Jul 27, 2021Comments off

The RHA is warning that a plan for thousands of lorry drivers to strike on 23 August to demand better pay and conditions will only