LEGAL LINES - Zero tolerance f...

19 November 2020

National road policing manager and acting superintendent Gini Welch has announced that any motorist going over the speed limit at any time of the year could now be pulled over and potentially be fined.

HEALTH AND SAFETY - Compliance...

19 November 2020

At Safewise we are still talking about compliance with the requirements for Covid-19.

MOVING METRICS - THE SALES NUM...

17 November 2020

New Zealand Trucking shows you how the economy is travelling via key metrics from the road transport industry. From time to time we’ll be asking experts their opinion on what the numbers mean.

LEGAL LINES - Criminal Cases R...

06 November 2020

From 1 July 2020, anyone convicted of a crime in a New Zealand court who believes they have suffered a miscarriage of justice over their conviction or sentence, or both, can apply ...

HEALTH AND SAFETY - Statistics...

03 November 2020

A lot of reports are starting to appear in the media, providing information about how our lives have been through and post-lockdown. Some of them seem to be more valuable than others.

ROAD TRANSPORT FORUM - Governm...

22 October 2020

Rather than the breath test that is used for alcohol, the drug test will be salivabased and will identify the presence of impairing recreational drugs such as THC (cannabis), metha...

INDUSTRY COMMENT - The right r...

22 October 2020

A qualified motor mechanic, auto electrician and diesel mechanic by trade, Russell was transport manager and national fleet manager for New Zealand Post until 1995. He then did a n...

INDUSTRY COMMENT - No gain without pain

21 October 2020

Truck driver and advocate Antony Alexander rounds out the current series on the appalling state of SH5, the Napier-Taupo road.

NZ TRUCKING ASSOCIATION - Dive...

13 October 2020

Ministry of Transport crash statistics for 2019 show that where diverted attention was identified as a contributing factor in these crashes that 10 people died, 133 people were ser...

THE LAST MILE - Potpourri

13 October 2020

There have been so many strange goings on recently that it was difficult to focus on one, so for this month I will comment on a number. First, Wellington is now