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  • Petition to ban lorries during rush hour gets 13,000 signatures
    18 November 2015
    Petition to ban lorries during rush hour gets 13,000 signatures

    Petition to ban lorries from London’s roads during rush-hour gets over 13,000 signatures.

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  • DfT reveal plans to improve motoring agencies
    16 November 2015
    DfT reveal plans to improve motoring agencies

    The DfT reveal plans to improve and streamline the motoring agencies as well as tackle the HGV driver shortage as part of a wide ranged review of UK motoring services.

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  • National Lorry Week a Success
    09 November 2015
    National Lorry Week a Success

    National Lorry Week declared a success by the RHA.

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  • RHA insist fuel duty revenue should be used to fund more drivers
    06 November 2015
    RHA insist fuel duty revenue should be used to fund more drivers

    RHA insist revenue generated from HGV fuel duty should be used to help fund new drivers in light of the driver shortage crisis

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  • Chaos in Calais starts again
    23 October 2015
    Chaos in Calais starts again

    Chaos in Calais is reignited as migrant numbers dramatically increase

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  • FTA calls for support from the Government
    21 October 2015
    FTA calls for support from the Government

    The FTA have called on the Government to support logistics industry apprenticeships

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  • HGV driver shortage could delay online deliveries
    12 October 2015
    HGV driver shortage could delay online deliveries

    Wincanton call for action to train more HGV drivers as the driver shortage poses real threat to the industry.

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  • Semi-autonomous production truck tested
    07 October 2015
    Semi-autonomous production truck tested

    First ever test of a semi-autonomous production truck on a public road.

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  • HGV driving test waiting times increase
    05 October 2015
    HGV driving test waiting times increase

    67% of HGV test centres across the country have seen an increase in the average waiting time for a vocational examiner.

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  • HGV road deaths drop by 3.5%
    28 September 2015
    HGV road deaths drop by 3.5%

    New figures show that the number of fatal accidents involving HGVs has reduced whilst overall road fatalities have increased.

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  • Investigation into HGV driver shortage launched
    14 September 2015
    Investigation into HGV driver shortage launched

    Transport Commitee launches investigation into UK HGV driver shortage.

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  • Driverless trucks could save haulage industry billions
    08 September 2015
    Driverless trucks could save haulage industry billions

    Study reveals driverless trucks could save the haulage industry up to £47.5bn over 10 years.

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  • TfN looks to transform northern freight & logistics sector
    26 August 2015
    TfN looks to transform northern freight & logistics sector

    Transport for the North (TfN) will be developing a dedicated freight and logistics strategy for an integrated transport network in the North in a bid to boost freight activity and jobs.

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  • FTA demand compensation for lorry drivers
    20 August 2015
    FTA demand compensation for lorry drivers

    The FTA are demanding compensation for lorry drivers who have been caught up in the Operation Stack chaos.

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  • Calais needs a long term security solution, says RHA
    18 August 2015
    Calais needs a long term security solution, says RHA

    The RHA agree with comments from French police that the installation of additional fencing at Calais will simply push the migrant problem elsewhere.

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  • There must be a long term plan, says FTA
    13 August 2015
    There must be a long term plan, says FTA

    Suspending the training of delegated examiners for HGV driving tests does makes sense in the short term, but there must also be a long-term strategy, says FTA

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  • FTA want more incentives for cleaner freight operators
    10 August 2015
    FTA want more incentives for cleaner freight operators

    The Mayor of London could almost instantly improve London’s air quality by introducing incentives such as discounted congestion charging which would be available to the cleanest freight operators, says the FTA.

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  • RHA urges prime minister to visit Calais
    04 August 2015
    RHA urges prime minister to visit Calais

    The RHA urges the prime minister to visit Calais to witness the crisis first hand.

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  • UK haulage industry losing £750,000 a day
    29 July 2015
    UK haulage industry losing £750,000 a day

    The UK haulage industry is losing £750,000 a day because of the problems at Calais. The situation is out of control as 1500 migrants storm the tunnel last night.
     

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  • Is banning lorries in the city the way forward?
    23 July 2015
    Is banning lorries in the city the way forward?

    Banning lorries from using inner city roads during peak hours is not the best solution if the Government want to improve road safety for cyclists according to the FTA.

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  • Motion put forward to force HGVs to use suitable sat-navs
    20 July 2015
    Motion put forward to force HGVs to use suitable sat-navs

    HGVs may be forced to carry commercial sat-nav systems in a motion put forward by Oxfordshire County Council.

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  • North East haulage sector revealed to be transports most financially secure in UK
    15 July 2015
    North East haulage sector revealed to be transports most financially secure in UK

    New regional figures released by insolvency trade body R3 have shown that in the first half of 2015, North East companies across key sectors facing high risk of insolvency has dropped 15%.

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  • Home Secretary Anounces Secure Zone in Calais
    14 July 2015
    Home Secretary Anounces Secure Zone in Calais

    The Home Secreatry announces that a new 'Secure Zone' will be created in Calais to protect lorry drivers.

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  • The haulage industry comments on yesterdays budget
    09 July 2015
    The haulage industry comments on yesterdays budget

    The road transport industry comments on yesterdays budget.

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  • Letter sent to Chancellor to block fuel duty increases
    07 July 2015
    Letter sent to Chancellor to block fuel duty increases

    Letter sent to the Chancellor signed by MPs, industry organisations and millions of motorists pleading him to not increase fuel duty

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