Safety first for freight opera...

22 November 2016

Road Transport Forum chief executive Ken Shirley has reinforced the message that freight operators and drivers need to take a safety-first approach to the State Highway 7 route from Picton to Christchurch.

Bluebridge ferry services full...

22 November 2016

Strait Shipping’s Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry services are fully operational following last Monday’s earthquake and subsequent southerly storms.

Ports of Auckland, Lyttelton a...

22 November 2016

Freight demand on New Zealand’s busiest domestic sea route, Auckland to Christchurch, has doubled following the massive Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November.

Master by name, master by design

18 November 2016

Kenworth's T659 is arguably the most well-thought-out truck ever designed to meet New Zealand's specific demands. John Murphy investigates....

Just Truckin’ Around - David H...

18 November 2016

David Hunt (left) and Matt Jeffrey had just parked up on the bypass in Otorohanga when Ange Richards caught up with them. Both men drive Peterbilts for Eltham-based Uhlenberg Haula...

Freight Advisory - Alternate S...

17 November 2016

Following Monday’s earthquake and the closure of State Highway 1 because of slips and damage to the highway, the New Zealand Transport Agency has been fielding calls from operators...

Safe driving rewards programme...

17 November 2016

An initiative to reward transport operators who demonstrate safe driving by waiving their insurance excess has won Innovation of the Year at the New Zealand Insurance Industry Awards.

Master by name, master by design

16 November 2016

Kenworth's T659 is arguably the most well-thought-out truck ever designed to meet New Zealand's specific demands. John Murphy investigates....

Earthquake: What you need to know

14 November 2016

A 7.5 earthquake has hit the South Island, at Hanmer Springs near Christchurch, just after midnight. Multiple quakes have since followed in both islands.

Speed limit increase to 110kph...

14 November 2016

A new Speed Management Guide released by the Government could see the speed limit increase to 110kph on some roads. Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss said the Speed Manage...