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Peter Sunter

28th June 1974, Page 55
28th June 1974
Page 55
Page 55, 28th June 1974 — Peter Sunter
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Peter Sunter, who was elected chai man of the heavy haulage group of VRoad Haulage Association in Febri ary this year, is a second generatic road transport man.

He is director and general manag. of Sunter Bros Lid, heavy haulage co tractor, of Northallerton, Yorks. TI company was acquired by the Uniti Transport Co Ltd in 1964 which in tu became a member of the British Ele tric Traction Group in 1971. His cor pany has specialized in heavy haula. services to and from the Confine since 1964.

As heavy haulage group chairm. his aim is "to encourage thinking the right lines and to keep membE happy and in touch with each aft and in touch with current legislation "In the present climate of politii and public opinion it is," he says "pi ticularly important to do this and to able to put forward a coherent case our members to the DoE wh necessary."

He believes that as chairman should not seek to impose his perso views on members, but he is nev theless a man of strong conviction He sees the RHA and its vari( groups and technical committees vital to the continuing function of rc haulage in general.

Peter told me that "although i. difficult to formulate a pattern heavy haulage, because it is specialized, there is already a ticular liaison and transmission of formation within the group wImust be strengthened and extendE

He is concerned by the shift powers to local authorities believes that those people who r have the power to control the mc ment of lorries and loads should h no political or personal axe to gr Peter would like to see s( guarantee of fair play for operatoi Peter is married, with three yo daughters. He is fond of gardening golf and is a keen member and chairman of his local Round Tabl( A railway enthusiast as a yc man, he is pleased to tell visitors his company was called upon to n four famous steam locomotivel Thundersley, Oliver Cromv Duchess of Sutherland and R Scot.

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