Land Transport

Lkw Maut (toll) in Germany - European Court decision C-321/19 of October 28, 2020

Land Transport - 2020-11-20

On 28 October 2020, the European Court of Justice ruled that the level of German Lkw-Maut is in violation of European law...

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No Deal puts the country’s supply chain at risk, says Logistics UK

Land Transport - 2020-11-19

Logistics UK is urging both sides in the Brexit negotiations to focus on achieving a consensus in order to protect economies on both sides of the Channel from the impact of a potential No Deal outcome...

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German government wants to reimburse heavy lorries for CO2 price

Land Transport - 2020-11-13

The government plans to reimburse freight forwarders using heavy lorries for the upcoming fuel price increases in Germany in the wake of the planned Carbon Dioxide price, Markus Wacket write...

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Government inaction will lead to a wave of bankruptcies in the road transport sector

Land Transport - 2020-11-13

New IRU research reveals the continuing catastrophic impact of COVID-19 on the commercial road transport industry, with a very high default and insolvency risk across the sector worldwide...

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Now It’s Official: Traton Buying Navistar

Land Transport - 2020-11-10

Traton SE, one of the world’s largest commercial vehicle manufacturers, and Navistar International Corp...

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RHA’s Brexit Operator Checklist: What you need to do, when, and how

Land Transport - 2020-11-10

The UK will come out of transition at 23:00 31 December 2020 (GMT)...

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UK truckers arriving from Denmark must self-isolate on entry to England

Land Transport - 2020-11-09

UK haulage drivers arriving from Denmark are now required to self-isolate on entry to England...

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England’s second lockdown – what this means for haulage and logistics

Land Transport - 2020-11-04

The RHA will stay open for business in the event of England entering a second lockdown from Thursday 5 November...

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Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group sign binding agreement for new fuel-cell joint venture

Land Transport - 2020-11-03

Daimler Truck AG and the Volvo Group have now a signed binding agreement for a joint venture to develop, produce and commercialise fuel-cell systems for use in heavy-duty trucks as the primary focus, ...

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Europe’s transport sector needs “comprehensive transition,” environmental groups say

Land Transport - 2020-11-02

Europe’s transport sector needs a comprehensive overhaul if the continent is to meet its climate targets, a group of German environmental organisations said on 30 October...

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Deadline passed for technical pillar of Fourth Railway Package

Land Transport - 2020-11-02

Saturday 31 October was the deadline for Member States to transpose the technical pillar of the Fourth Railway Package...

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RHA Customs Brokerage, a new service for international hauliers

Land Transport - 2020-10-29

With less than 10 weeks until the Brexit transition period ends, the RHA fully endorses Government’s acknowledgement that “time is running out for business to prepare”...

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Driving the future of data: a global challenge for road transport

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

Transport operators are massive generators of data...

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Read the RHA’s updated Brexit Operator Checklist

Land Transport - 2020-10-26

The RHA has updated its GB <> EU Border – Operator Checklist document, which you can view here...

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Pandemic-weakened EU countries unlikely to waive track access charges

Land Transport - 2020-10-22

Only a few EU Member States will respond to the call of new EU legislation, allowing for a waiver, reduction or deferral of track access charges as long as the pandemic lasts...

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Fight global youth unemployment by reducing the minimum age of professional drivers

Land Transport - 2020-10-16

IRU is calling on governments to lower the minimum age for professional drivers to 18 in all sectors (truck, bus and coach)...

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German parliament approves CO2 starting price of €25 per tonne

Land Transport - 2020-10-13

The German parliament has voted in favour of a higher starting price for the country’s new CO2 reduction scheme in the heating and transport sectors, dpa reports...

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UK reveals plans for up to 10 inland border sites to cope with Brexit chaos

Land Transport - 2020-10-13

The government has announced plans for up to 10 inland sites to cope with Brexit congestion and border checks including in Birmingham, Warrington and at a former airfield near Epping Forest ...

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Brexit: ETF warns of chaos in road transport with port delays at UK border

Land Transport - 2020-09-29

The ETF has addressed a letter to the EU-UK Brexit Negotiation Taskforce to express and share UNITE the UNION’s concerns that Brexit will come with chaos and confusion on the UK border...

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Eurotunnel on track for Brexit disruption as talks falter

Land Transport - 2020-09-28

A report published on Tuesday (22 September) accused the UK government of failing to ensure that the cross-Channel rail link can continue to operate after the Brexit transition is over, while EU offic...

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