Government Policy

A van in Europe

Information for operators of LGVs that trav...

Jan 07, 2022No Comments

From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight for

Car Electric Plug

Response to changes to the Plug-in Car Gran...

Dec 16, 2021Comments off

Yesterday (15th December 2021), Parliamentary Under Secretary of State, Trudy Harrison MP published a written statement regarding changes to the Plug-in Car Grant scheme. This

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How retail delivery can help Britain meet i...

Dec 09, 2021Comments off

Online deliveries – is there anything more convenient? You browse through endless options, click on the product that tickles your fancy, and wait for it

RED towing training vehicle

RED Driver Risk Management hits out at Gove...

Dec 06, 2021Comments off

Government dithering over new towing rules is leaving trained drivers unable to carry out their duties, and hitting businesses just when they need capacity most.

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The electrification of transport is happeni...

Nov 29, 2021Comments off

There’s no longer any doubt that electric vehicles represent the future of transport. Based on strong sales of electric vehicles (EVs) in Europe so far

Zero Emission HGV truck

UK confirms pledge for zero-emission HGVs b...

Nov 11, 2021Comments off

All new heavy goods vehicles in the UK will be zero-emission by 2040, the UK government has confirmed today (10 November 2021). This, combined with the UK’s 2030 phase out

Advanced Supply Chain Group lorry

HGV test changes need caps on training char...

Nov 10, 2021Comments off

Planned changes to lorry tests to address HGV driver shortages require caps on driver training charges, and the introduction of mandatory mentoring schemes to properly

Trainee driver under instruction

HGV skills bootcamps need a realistic timef...

Oct 21, 2021Comments off

As part of UKHaulier’s response to the National Skills Fund consultation, they made the case for opening up Skills Bootcamps to foundation level (1 and

Electric car being charged

Net Zero Strategy: Build Back Greener

Oct 20, 2021Comments off

The government has published its strategy to achieve the decarbonisation in all UK sectors by 2050. Last year, the Prime Minister set out his 10 point

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