Another cost of living increas...

23 May 2019

New Zealanders’ concerns about the cost of living will take a further hit when road user charges go up again in July, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett.

Drug driving policy needs to f...

15 May 2019

No matter how long, or what method it takes to roadside drug test, if it saves one life it is worth it, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett.

Removing trucks from Auckland ...

14 May 2019

Excluding heavy trucks from Auckland city between 9am and 5pm would have a negative impact on all New Zealanders, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett.

Road safety debate must includ...

09 May 2019

It was disappointing to see debate on the key road safety issue of drug-driving descend into chaos in Parliament yesterday, says Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett.

Revolutionise driver licensing, says RTF

06 May 2019

With a drive to get more people into the industry, Road Transport Forum chief executive Nick Leggett says it is time to revolutionise driver licensing.

RTF says Government made the r...

17 April 2019

The Road Transport Forum has welcomed the Government’s decision not to go ahead with a Capital Gains Tax.

Trucking operators paying the ...

05 April 2019

The Road Transport Forum is extremely frustrated that once again road transport operators are paying the price for NZTA’s decade-long regulatory failure relating to the certification of towing equipment

RTF say driver licensing chang...

22 March 2019

The Road Transport Forum is disappointed at the proposed driver licensing changes announced by the NZ Transport Agency. Like a number of industries, road transport faces a signific...

Immigration proposals can help...

18 December 2018

The Government’s proposal to introduce sector agreements as part of a suite of immigration changes has the potential to be very positive for the road transport industry, says Road ...

RTF supports dealing to unfair...

10 December 2018

The Road Transport Forum has welcomed the release of the Government discussion document to consider additional protections against ‘unfair’ commercial practices.