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.
Strait Shipping’s Bluebridge Cook Strait Ferry services are fully operational
following last Monday’s earthquake and subsequent southerly storms.
Freight demand on New Zealand’s busiest domestic sea route, Auckland to Christchurch, has doubled following the massive Kaikoura earthquake on 14 November.
Kenworth's T659 is arguably the most well-thought-out truck ever designed to meet New Zealand's specific demands. John Murphy investigates....
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...
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...
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.
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.
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...
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