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IRHA: Limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU Drivers’ Hours rules in Northern...

The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) reports on Drivers’ Hours relaxation in Northern Ireland plus information from Germany. Also featured are detalis of on...

Cost of empty trailers on ferries should be supported through subvention – IRHA

A reduction in imports and backloads has led to more trailers returning to Ireland empty and the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) is calling...

IRHA intervenes to reduce delays at Garda Checkpoints; Driving & Rest Times’ derogation in...

As the country braced itself for an Easter Holiday weekend with a difference, the Gardaí had a more noticeable presence on the roads and...

Truck Tyre advice from Michelin during Coronavirus lay-off

Michelin has issued special guidance for haulage companies and own-account operators parking fleets for extended periods during the COVID-19 pandemic. This follows a survey...

Irish Government issues further call to businesses to provide facilities for drivers – IRHA

According to Eugene Drennan, the newly elected President of the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA), the organisation has continued to raise the issue of...

Unsung Heroes of the Emergency

By Patrick Donovan SOE MIRTE MCILT “We all, quite rightly, appreciate the trojan work that our emergency services are providing during these trying times; people...

Maintaining all elements of the Supply Chain is so important

In a statement to road haulage, logistics and freight forwarders representative organisations, including the Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA), the Minister for Transport, Tourism...
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NSAI practical workplace guidance on how to manage business continuity

The National Standards Authority of Ireland (NSAI) has published Practical workplace guidance on how to manage business continuity which is intended to consolidate practical...

Worldwide Outlook on the Bus & Coach Industry Post-Coronavirus

As the bus and coach industry starts back in service, Busworld, the Belgian bus show organiser and representative body hosted another webinar with highlighted...

Alliance for Insurance Reform – 5 minute survey on insurance issues...

In spite of all the challenges that face road hauliers during the COVID-19 crisis, insurance is still a big issue. Much more work needs...

Relaxation of driving and rest times rules ends in Ireland &...

Transport operators and drivers of trucks and buses should be aware that the temporary relaxation of driving regulations agreed for the initial part of...

Safety is more than a slogan, it is a State of...

While people have become used to living with COVID-19 we should not become complacent, advises the Health &  Safety Authority (HSA). Safety is important...

FTAI offers an Overview of the Derogations offered by the EU

EU OMNIBUS REGULATIONS The European Union has adopted its regulation on the extension of a number of transport certificates and inspection deadlines. The Regulation of the European...

CTTC concerned at the need for Self-Isolation of Tourists

As the country starts to move slowly again, the Coach Tourism & Tourism Council (CTTC) is concerned that the current requirement for people arriving in...