Reference number
  • RHL
  • 1944-1986
  • Collection
  • This collection contains: industrial relations officer's files, 1944-1978; secretary's department files, 1944-1968; records obtained from other sources, 1944-1986.
  • 26 boxes
Admin history
  • The RHA in its present form dates from 1944/5, but its antecedents include the Long Distance Road Haulage Committee of Enquiry, 1930, the Short Distance Road Haulage Association, 1931, the Associated Road Operators, 1935, the National Conference of Parcels Carriers,1937, and the Standing Joint Committee, 1939.

    References: C Dunbar, 'The rise of road transport' (London, 1981); R A Storey, 'Some deposited records of the Road Haulage Association', Transport History Group Newsletter no.8 (1984) pp. 20-22.