Category Archives: Warehouse

Mr Hammond takes us Seriously

It is good to see that our man at the ministry, Stephen Hammond MP, does take our industry seriously; and wants to know about the needs of all road users, including hauliers. A couple of weeks ago, the RHA’s Director of Policy, Jack Semple, acting chief executive, Nick Payne, and myself met with the Minister a few days after he had been driven round the streets of London by RHA member Peter Eason of ELB Partners. This gave Mr Hammond the opportunity to see, first-hand, the problems...
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TfL Targets Trucks over Cycle Safety

Reacting to today’s announcement from Transport for London and the Department for Transport of their intention to target HGVs over the issue of cycle safety in London, RHA Director of Policy, Jack Semple, commented: “The Industrial HGV Task Force of VOSA and Met police officers should both improve road safety and do much to benefit fair competition in this sector of road haulage industry. The involvement of HMRC and DWP in today’s high-profile roadside enforcement action is welcome and follows a well-established formula that has been...
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