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Useful Links

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RHA (Road Haulage Association)

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The Road Haulage Association (RHA) provides dedicated campaigning, advice, information and business services specially tailored for the haulage industry. They use their buying power to negotiate exclusive savings on a range of key haulage services, saving Members time and money.

RHA Legal Services is an exclusive member service offering comprehensive legal advice, assistance and representation. Administered by Backhouse Jones, RHA Legal Services provides a new generation of legal advice and is available to any member who has paid a subscription fee subject to complying with simple terms and conditions. Once signed up, members will be able to access comprehensive legal advice, assistance and representation from suitably qualified and industry specific lawyers.

For more information, please contact Membership Services on 01733 842749

FTA (Freight Transport Association)


Freight transport issues and services from the Freight Transport Association ( FTA) related to the UK and European freight industries

CPT (Confederation of Passenger Transport UK)


The voice of the coach, bus and light rail industries in UK; information about membership, benefits, campaigns, regional presence, and contacts.

BAR – British Association of Removers


Backhouse Jones as part of the Professional Advisor Panel offers advice to members of BAR. For further information please contact BAR or ourselves.

SOE (Society of Operations Engineers)


SOE (Society of Operations Engineers) is a leading membership organisation for engineers in the transport, plant and engineer surveying industries. Whether you’re starting, progressing or finishing your career the SOE will assist in gaining professional recognition and career development.

SOE have produced a series of technical guides with the aim of promoting best practice and improving safety standards to download these guides visit:

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Transport Office


Government portal for the commercial vehicle owner, driver and operator

A full list of operator licensing forms – external link –

For further information regarding licensing matters please contact ourselves or visit

Government agency details


Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)
Registers drivers and vehicles and collects vehicle taxation.
Drivers’ enquiries
0870 240 0009

Vehicle enquiries
0870 240 0010


Driving Standards Agency (DSA)
0115 936 6666


Vehicle Certification Agency (VCA)

0117 951 5151


Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency

DVSA oversees MoT testing, supports the traffic commissioners and enforces standards of maintenance for road vehicles.


Health and Safety Executive


Environment Agency – Pollution prevention guidelines


Department for Transport


HM Revenue & Customs


Direct Gov

Directgov – the official government website for citizens


UK Border Agency


Foreign and Commonwealth Office

Working Abroad
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