Just Truckin' Around - Hanes Villaverde

18 November 2019

Heading back from the Road Transport Forum conference in Taupo, Faye Lougher stopped to chat to Hanes Villaverde, who was behind the wheel of a 2004 Hino FS with a snowplough attac...

MAIN TEST - No grey areas

14 November 2019

Ben and Leisa Reed are big Volvo fans. A year ago their FH13 540 got some company in the form of a mountaincrushing FH16 750 bush special. Now, from experience with the two, they’v...


18 November 2019

The eighth annual Mobil Delvac 1 NZ Road Transport Hall of Fame was held at Bill Richardson Transport World in Invercargill on Friday 27 September. This year Gavin Abbot, Paul Curr...

Just Truckin' Around - Ryan Arnold

18 November 2019

TA Arnold Transport operate a trio of well-presented Ivecos based near the Glacier Country in South Westland. Craig McCauley caught up with Ryan Arnold at the company’s Hari Hari depot,

GOOD ON YA MATE - Open door legends!

18 November 2019

One of the standout moments, gestures, attractions, whatever you want to call it, at this year’s Ashburton Truck Show was Stuart Tartbotton Contracting opening the door of their Kenworth T909

TOP TRUCK - The Big Kahuna

18 November 2019

If you watched the TV show Movin’ On back in the 80s, then you will most likely remember ‘Truck-Um Up Posters’. This month’s Top Truck poster pays homage to that great era of trucking.


18 November 2019

I suggest most New Zealanders missed it, but back in August the chief coroner announced that 685 of us committed suicide in the year to June. That’s nearly two people every day of ...

LEGAL LINES - Work-related road safety

18 November 2019

Employers must ensure, so far is as reasonably practicable, the health and safety of employees while they are at work. This includes when they are in, or operating, a vehicle for work purposes.

RTF AWARDS - Award winners sho...

18 November 2019

Celebrating diversity was the key to the New Zealand Road Transport Industry Awards at a gala dinner at Wairakei Resort during September, with three of the five awards going to women.


18 November 2019

Regular readers will recall that we tested Hyundai’s iLoad van back in February 2017 and may wonder, given how infrequently these workhorses get an update, why they’re seeing it again.