As a country reliant on export dollars to maintain our great way of life, transporting goods on trucks, via roads, is the lifeblood that keeps the New Zealand economy moving. Our roads are like the arteries in a human body. Arteries pump blood around your body to keep you alive, and most people are conscious … Read More
No matter how long, or what method it takes to road-side drug test, if it saves one life it is worth it, says RTF’s Nick Leggett…
During Road Safety Week 2019, I would like to acknowledge the great work many in the road transport industry are doing to ensure the safety of both their staff and all other road users. Individual transport companies have staff and vehicles that travel millions of kilometres each year. Safety has to be a top priority … Read More
April 2019 was the deadliest month on New Zealand roads in 10 years – 45 people dead, and many more lives impacted. It’s tragic and it brings into focus the need for something to be done about New Zealand roads and the way we drive. It’s equally important that when tragedies occur, we don’t have … Read More
The Road Transport Forum has submitted on the Government’s proposed draft new driver licensing rule. In our view, the draft doesn’t go far enough toward simplifying the heavy vehicle licencing regime.