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  • What happens to haulage if Britain leaves the EU?
    23 March 2016
    What happens to haulage if Britain leaves the EU?

    The question on everyone in the haulage industry’s lips at the moment is will the economy collapse if we exit the EU? 

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  • Hauliers to sue Home office over migrant fines.
    17 March 2016
    Hauliers to sue Home office over migrant fines.

    The Home Office is set to be challenged by haulage firms in court over fines imposed on drivers who, on many occasions unwittingly carry migrants and refugees across the channel hidden in their vehicles

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  • HGV driver training fund ruled out by Government
    07 March 2016
    HGV driver training fund ruled out by Government

    The government has dealt a blow to the haulage industry by ruling out the funding of HGV licence acquisitions, which many were hoping would help ease the UK’s growing driver shortage.

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  • Councils to fine irresponsible HGV drivers?
    04 March 2016
    Councils to fine irresponsible HGV drivers?

    The Local Government Association (LGA) has warned HGV drivers who ignore weight restrictions and drive recklessly, damaging infrastructure and put lives at risk after Councils call for more power impose fines.

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  • HGV Driver Shortage - Driver Survey 2016
    02 March 2016
    HGV Driver Shortage - Driver Survey 2016

    Over a third of HGV drivers feel they are not treated well by the companies they drive for. Returnloads.net survey HGV drivers and find out what their issues are.

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  • Plan proposed for polluting HGV's
    25 February 2016
    Plan proposed for polluting HGV's

    An action plan has been drafted to improve the air quality in a Cornwall Village, after lorry drivers were blamed for causing pollution in the area.

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  • Police fine warning for HGV drivers
    19 February 2016
    Police fine warning for HGV drivers

    Kent police and Highways England are urging long distance lorry drivers to plan their journeys and rest breaks ahead, or face hefty fines if they park on the hard shoulder or motorway slip roads.

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  • Is there a HGV driver shortage or a shortage of appealing jobs?
    10 February 2016
    Is there a HGV driver shortage or a shortage of appealing jobs?

    Is there a shortage of HGV drivers or a shortage of appealing jobs?

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  • DVSA warn haulage companies
    03 February 2016
    DVSA warn haulage companies

    The DVSA have warned that they will ‘pursue and prosecute’ any haulage companies who flout the law after a Shropshire haulage boss was jailed for 8 months for falsifying driver records.

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  • Lower Thames Crossing tunnel backing could benefit haulage industry
    28 January 2016
    Lower Thames Crossing tunnel backing could benefit haulage industry

    Plans for the multi-billion pound road tunnel under the River Thames between Kent and Essex have been unveiled, which could vastly benefit the haulage & courier industry as well as bringing an economic boost to the region.

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  • Relying on foreign drivers could affect the industry long term
    25 January 2016
    Relying on foreign drivers could affect the industry long term

    RHA have warned that relying on foreign HGV drivers could jepardize the long-term stability of the industry.

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  • Female HGV drivers will save £5billion haulage industry
    21 January 2016
    Female HGV drivers will save £5billion haulage industry

    Politicians and Haulage firms strongly believe that by targeting women in their recruitment process will help alleviate Scotland's shortage of drivers

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  • Truck drivers should find another job
    15 January 2016
    Truck drivers should find another job

    The founder of a British charity has angered the haulage industry by claiming lorry drivers who complain about threats and attacks by migrants in Calais should just change jobs.

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  • Hundreds of lorry drivers in breach of driver hours
    04 January 2016
    Hundreds of lorry drivers in breach of driver hours

    Hundreds of lorry drivers found in breach of their driving hours in a year long campaign.

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  • HGV drivers see above average pay increase
    07 December 2015
    HGV drivers see above average pay increase

    According to figures published by the ONS HGV drivers have benefited from above average, above inflation increases in their wages this year.

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  • Returnloads.net launch live vehicle tracking
    01 December 2015
    Returnloads.net launch live vehicle tracking

    Returnloads.net adds live vehicle tracking to their freight exchange as a completely free benefit for their members.

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  • RHA set up Calais reporting line
    24 November 2015
    RHA set up Calais reporting line

    RHA set up 24/7 incident reporting line for hauliers who travel through Calais.

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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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  • Freight crime doubles across Europe
    29 October 2015
    Freight crime doubles across Europe

    Freight crime has nearly doubled in Europe according to recent data

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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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