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Prime Minister needs to read c...

21 February 2020

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

Using road funds for rail “hig...

12 February 2020

The Government’s plan for ‘user-pays’ road funding to further subsidise KiwiRail is highway robbery, Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett says.

Devil will be in the detail in...

03 February 2020

This Government is very good at making big announcements, but delivery has proved to be its Achilles heel. Ten thousand KiwiBuild homes promised; but not able to be delivered. Auck...

Road spending welcomed, but ti...

30 January 2020

Road spending of $5.3 billion announced by the Government is well overdue, Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett says.

ROAD TRANSPORT FORUM - Aucklan...

16 January 2020

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 s...

Country’s fastest roads are sa...

10 January 2020

My holiday reading included a Stuff article stating that two of the country’s fastest roads are actually saving lives.

New training to attract and ke...

09 January 2020

Two new training programmes will contribute to upskilling truck drivers, and others who want careers in road freight transport, Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett says.

RTF CONFERENCE 2019

05 December 2019

The Road Transport Forum held its annual conference at Wairakei in September. The theme this year was ‘central focus’ and the conference attracted 13 high-profile speakers who pres...

RTF say road users should fund...

06 January 2020

At the end of last year, the Government laid down the track to siphon money out of the state purse for building and fixing roads and into the bottomless money pit that is rail.

RTF supports move to get drugg...

20 December 2019

The Road Transport Forum strongly supports the Government’s moves to get drugged drivers off our roads, says RTF chief executive Nick Leggett.