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The NZ Transport Agency advises State Highway 2 Karangahake Gorge will be closed between 8pm and 5am on Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 February for road resurfacing.

The NZ Transport Agency looks forward to reconnecting Milford Sound for tourist bus travellers alongside essential service vehicles from today.

The new DAF CF and XF Euro 6 roadshow tour kicked off from Southpac’s Manukau headquarters this week, taking the new and highly anticipated range to the customers and letting them have a good look in, over, and around the new trucks

The Prime Minister clearly hasn’t read the draft bill to legalise recreational cannabis, Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett says.

PEOPLE AND TRANSPORT

Life’s a journey to be savoured, and the reality is at times it will challenge us to the extreme. The most important thing is knowing we’re all in it together and when traction’s an issue, help is never far away. TR Group, in conjunction with Mike King’s ‘I Am Hope’ charity, have come together to get that message out in a spectacular fashion, and it’s working in every way imaginable.

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Seven-point-three-eight millimetres. That’s the exact height of a string of staples. How do we know this? We recently taped some to the side of an old truck tyre and demoed the only tyre testing machine of its kind (so far) to use lasers for inspecting tyre casings for damage. Pressure testing machines are nothing new in the tyre retreading industry. They’ve been around for 20 years or so, and Matteuzzi, the Italian company that made this G100 SLS

Auckland motorists and transport operators will be in utter confusion when new reduced speed limits come in across 700km of the region’s roads. Nobody can argue against genuinely safer roads and the RTF supports road safety measures where all consequences are well considered. A city-wide reduction in speed limits such as this, though, is not well-considered policy.

Careers Transport 2020 is happening on Friday 20 March and high schools have been individually invited to attend. Scania New Zealand is helping schools get to the careers day and will be running free Scania buses from Timaru to Kaikoura.

The Road Transport Forum held its annual conference for 2019 at Wairakei during September. The theme this year was ‘central focus’ and the conference attracted 13 highprofile speakers who presented on a range of topics pertinent to business, the economy, and the industry itself.