The story behind the headline statistics

There’s an old adage: There are three kinds of lies: lies, damned lies, and statistics. As this Government continues to push a negative narrative around trucks and roads, favouring its investment in rail, public transport and cycle ways, we are seeing a lot of statistics being thrown around. The Road to Zero consultation on road … Read More


Road transport industry to talk about mental health

Every year in New Zealand about 500 people take their own lives. Many more attempt suicide and more still suffer from anxiety and depression. We are known for our high suicide rate among young people. Our collective mental health is at such a point that in the 2019 Wellbeing Budget, the top spend of $1.9 … Read More


Delivering the right message on drugs and driving

Governments past have dealt to deaths on New Zealand roads caused by drinking and driving with a comprehensive system of testing, evidence gathering and punishment. This has been backed by extensive, and expensive, advertising campaigns that resonate through all communities. Who doesn’t remember the brilliant “you know I can’t grab your ghost chips” drink-drive campaign … Read More


Slow road speeds, slow economy

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


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