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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.


Ice Road Truckers DVD Giveaway Winners
21/7/2010
Winners of the signed Ice Road Truckers DVD giveaway in the June 2010 issue of Wheels

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Tolpuddle Commemorative Lecture Tickets - 19 July
12/7/2010
The Union has a number of free tickets available for the Annual Tolpuddle Commemorative Lecture 2010, which takes place at the House of Commons on the 19 July.

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VOSA Fixed Penalty Fines
9/7/2010
Further to the recent production of advice regarding VOSA fixed penalty fines, which was supplied with the most recent edition of Wheels.

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Playfair 2012
5/7/2010
URTU is a proud supporter of Playfair 2012, and we are are calling on the organisers of London 2012 and the Olympic movement to ensure that the rights of workers making sportswear and Olympic branded goods are respected.

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Dangerous roads named by safety group
30/6/2010
Specific roads are 10 times more prone to death and serious injury than others in the UK's network, according to charity the Road Safety Foundation

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Union reps boost apprenticeship numbers - and their pay
28/6/2010
Almost two-thirds of union reps are encouraging their employer to take on apprenticeships and half have negotiated learning agreements which include apprenticeships at their workplace.

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Maintain road safety spending to save money
23/6/2010
The IAM (Institute of Advanced Motorists) is urging the government to maintain spending on road safety following its first Budget.

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New Highways Agency Phone Number
21/6/2010
The Highways Agency have recently announced a new phone number making it easier and cheaper for the public to get in touch with the Highways Agency.

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Highways Agency Traffic Officers
18/6/2010
There is a commonly held misconception that traffic officers who are employed by the Highways Agency can prosecute a driver for speeding.

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Financial Report to Members
17/6/2010
An abbreviated financial report, required under legislation, which details your Union's financial statements for 2009 is now available.

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