Best solution critical for Man...

13 December 2017

While the deferral of a decision on the alternative Manawatu Gorge route is disappointing to the road transport industry it is critical that the best option is found, says Road Tra...

Urgency needed on East-West Li...

15 November 2017

The Environmental Protection Authority’s draft decision giving approval for the East-West Link makes it even more urgent for Government to deliver a suitable enduring solution, say...

Minister of Transport to addre...

08 November 2017

The road transport industry is delighted that the new Minister of Transport is to address the Road Transport Forum’s annual conference in Hamilton on Saturday, says RTF chief executive Ken Shirley.

Road transport industry workin...

03 November 2017

Better recognising the skills of heavy vehicle drivers by making the qualifications more relevant to them and significantly reducing associated costs is a key objective of work the...

Road transport industry will h...

26 October 2017

Green Party leader James Shaw’s assurance that all transport funding will be treated on an even playing field and that the Government will apply the same benefit-cost analysis for ...

National Land Transport Fund n...

25 October 2017

The Confidence and Supply Agreement between Labour and the Greens directly threatens the integrity of the National Land Transport Fund, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Transport infrastructure must...

20 October 2017

The new government must continue to make major investments in transport infrastructure if New Zealand’s economy is to continue along its present growth track, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Motorway rock throwers must be stopped

06 October 2017

Rocks being hurled from motorway overbridges are endangering the lives of truck drivers and other motorists and action must be taken to stop it, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley.

Road transport industry steps ...

26 September 2017

With fuel now flowing through the pipeline from Marsden Point to the Wiri Oil Services terminal and air services largely back on track, it is worth reflecting on the critical role ...

Road user charges must not fun...

19 September 2017

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley is warning political parties to stop using the National Land Transport Fund (NLTF) as a convenient slush fund for their pet projects.