Opinions

Road Sector

Opinions

Are we heading for a breakdown in regulation?

Are we heading for a breakdown in regulation?

The current acceleration in the breakdown of cohesive national and international regulation is having an impact on businesses in the road haulage sector, says Richard Burnett, Chief Executive of the Road Haulage Association.

Rising to a trillion pound challenge

Rising to a trillion pound challenge

Jesse Norman MP, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport, outlines how the Government is supporting an industry that generates £1 trillion and contributes £124 billion to the UK economy.

Wanted: A champion for freight in London

Wanted: A champion for freight in London

The contribution that freight operators make to London life suggests their contribution and responsibilities should be taken a lot more seriously. Is it time to appoint a champion for freight in London?

Time for a change?

Time for a change?

The clocks changed again at 2am on October 29, 2017. This clock change or 'daylight saving' has been part of our way of life for more than 100 years. Every spring, the clocks 'spring' forward and summer hours officially begin. In the Autumn, they 'fall' back to their regular schedule. But why does daylight saving time exist?

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Pallet weights: Legislation needed to prevent worker injuries

Robust, accountable and industry-wide legislation on pallet weights is necessary to keep customers safe and standards high across the sector.