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International hauliers vent their frustration as queues return to Dover

 
Lorries headed for Dover were trapped in 20-mile long queues again this weekend with further delays in the pipeline as another wave of holiday-makers prepare to head for the port this week, ahead of the Platinum Jubilee weekend. The queues began…

Europa chief attacks RHA over handling of Brexit and fuel crisis and calls for Richard Burnett’s resignation

 
Europa Worldwide Group chief executive Andrew Baxter (pictured) has launched a vociferous attack on the RHA this week, accusing it of leaking information from confidential government meetings, failing to prepare hauliers for Brexit and “substant…

RHA “appalled” by plans to allow foreign drivers to make more UK deliveries

 
Foreign haulage operators could be allowed to make an unlimited number of trips in the UK within a two-week period before returning home, under plans to strengthen supply chains and save Christmas. The proposals to temporarily extend cabotage ri…

Government’s “lily-livered” visa plan for HGV drivers no solution, warns ParcelHero

 
The government’s decision to allow 5,000 foreign drivers into the UK will infuriate Brexiteers whilst failing to plug the shortfall of 100,000 drivers, parcel delivery service Parcelhero has warned. David Jinks, ParcelHero head of consumer resea…