The number of lorry drivers in the UK has decreased by a sixth since 2017, while the Road Haulage Association has warned MPs the situation is not improving  The number of Heavy Goods Vehi...
"Anyone with an ounce of common sense would know that if you restrict movement, put in trade barriers and generally make hard-working people feel unwelcome, a lot of them will decide they're ...
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has outlined major issues confronting cross-border road transport services that are risking pandemic recovery efforts, and longer-term achievement of the UN&rsq...
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) refresher exams are unnecessary and make it more difficult to employ drivers, which is a significant problem nowadays, says Tivadar Árva...
The Italian government has clarified regulations about the compulsory Covid Green Pass all employees need to have as of 15 October...
The UK government is preparing to relax ‘cabotage’ rules in order to relieve the current acute lorry driver crisis by allowing European hauliers greater freedom to operate within Great Bri...
Right across the world the need for Safe and Secure Truck Parking Areas (SSTPAs) is paramount as levels of vehicle crime escalate...
EU policymakers are lagging behind truckmakers when it comes to CO2 emissions, a new study shows...
Millions of trucks rumbling across the Continent keep supermarket shelves stocked, factories humming with just-in-time deliveries of parts and online purchases showing up on doorsteps — but...
IRU Secretary General Umberto de Pretto has addressed 14 Ministers of Transport in a closed door round table session during the 12th Transport and Communication Forum, hosted by the Turkish Minis...
A campaign is underway to address the severe shortage of Heavy Goods Vehicle drivers in the UK by contacting people with a vocational licence but who are currently not driving for a living in an attem...
Submitting a response to the government’s Comprehensive Spending Review, Elizabeth de Jong, Policy Director at Logistics UK, comments: “Logistics UK is urging the government to recognis...
Germany has signed up to the e-CMR protocol, which is designed to digitalise consignment notices needed for the international transport of goods and make the process more efficient, while at the same ...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson has suggested that the haulage industry in Britain is to blame for a lack of investment in lorry parking facilities...
UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson on 3 October said he wouldn't fall back on "uncontrolled migration" to respond to supply chain disruptions, adding there would be a "period...
According to a report in the Daily Telegraph, British retail insiders say higher pay is required in order to attract lorry drivers from abroad to take on temporary work through the UK government's...
Belgian Mobility Minister Georges Gilkinet has asked Europe to ease state aid rules for rail transport, both for freight and for international passenger transport, including night trains...
Trucks powered by liquified natural gas (LNG) are no better for the climate than conventional diesel trucks and pollute the air far more than manufacturers claim, new independent tests indic...
Global road, air and sea organisations and unions have called on the world’s heads of government gathering at this week’s UN General Assembly to end a ‘global humanitarian and supply...
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