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News Archive

Welcome to the archived news page of the United Road Transport Union.

If you have any news stories that would be of interest to other URTU members, please contact the URTU newsdesk on 0161 486 2103 or contact here.


URTU Learning Virtual Conference 2020
26/8/2020
Join us for a week of interactive and informative webinars

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Roll out of bodycams for DVSA frontline enforcement staff
25/8/2020
The DVSA is to roll out body-worn cameras to reduce physical and verbal assaults to its frontline enforcement staff.

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EU driving rules changing today
20/8/2020
From today (20 August) EU drivers' hours and tachograph rules will change.

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New Driver CPC guidance published
27/7/2020
The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency have published updated Driver CPC guidance on GOV.UK.

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'Work in the Corona Crisis' survey
23/7/2020
Your Union needs your help to take part in a 'Work in the Corona Crisis' survey being conducted by Dr Sheena Johnson and Dr Sara Willis at Alliance Manchester Business School.

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Report to Members 2020
17/7/2020
In accordance with Section 32A of the Act, the National Executive Committee hereby gives the following information extracted from its accounts and annual return for the year ended 31 December 2019.

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Government bans old coach, bus and lorry tyres from roads
17/7/2020
Tyres aged 10 years and older will be banned from lorries, buses and coaches on roads in England, Scotland and Wales in a boost to road safety, Roads Minister Baroness Vere announced today.

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Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival 2020 starts this Friday
13/7/2020
With just a few days to go, the Tolpuddle Martyrs' Festival is set to take place online from this Friday.

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URTU Training courses 2021
9/7/2020
URTU Shop Steward courses will be restarting in 2021, with the following courses:

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Organise 2020
2/7/2020
Organise 2020 is a free festival of ideas in union organising. Join activists for three days of online events. From 9 to 11 July, unions will be showcasing union organising stories from around the UK and around the world. There will be debates on major t

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