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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.


Region 9 TDM Meeting Postponed
16/2/2012
Due to unforeseen circumstances the TDM meeting scheduled for Saturday 18 February 2012 at Magor Services has been postponed.

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MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards
10/2/2012
There is still time to nominate.

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Save the DVLA
6/2/2012
The Government has announced plans to close all 39 regional DVLA offices leaving Swansea as the sole resource for vehicle licensing and tax.

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Holocaust Memorial Day
27/1/2012
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member is calling for an end to discrimination and prejudice on Holocaust Memorial Day (HMD) today.

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The value of unions to the UK economy
24/1/2012
The presence of unions in workplaces could be saving employers in the private and public sectors as much £701m a year or £2m a day.

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Call to Action on Health and Safety
19/1/2012
The TUC, which URTU is an affiliated member, wants to use 28 April 2012 as the day when workers up and down the country take action to protect our health and safety.

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Driver Qualification Card
6/1/2012
Bus, coach and lorry drivers holding a British paper driving licence are asked to exchange it for a photocard licence in order to receive their driver qualification card (DQC) at no cost.

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MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards
4/1/2012
Your Union is again supporting the annual MAN everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards and we would love to see some of the exceptional women URTU members lifting a trophy at the 2012 awards.

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Longer Semi Trailers Trials to Begin
20/12/2011
Following its recent consultation, the Department for Transport (DfT) has given the go-ahead for a ten year trial of up to 900 semi-trailers at an increased length of 2.05 metres, and 900 at an increase of one metre.

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Make the Most of your Money
9/12/2011
URTU has teamed up with the Money Advice Service to offer you a free confidential online money health check.

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