RTF in the News

Sunday Star Times (31/12/17): Upheaval at NZTA resulting in ‘poor quality roading upgrades’

Newstalk ZB (20/12/17): Transport agency considering four new toll roads

Radio NZ (13/12/17): Manawatu Gorge new route choice delayed

Radio NZ (13/12/17): Trucks to stay on alternative highway after SH1 reopens

Marlborough Express (2/11/17): Poor attitude towards truck driving causing shortage, says freight body

Timaru Herald (27/10/17): Ongoing closure of State Highway 1 costs trucking industry $2.7 million a week

Radio NZ (25/10/17): Greens transport concessions rile trucking industry

Radio NZ (23/10/17): Truckies faced with alternative South Island route quitting in droves

One News (5/10/17): ‘Stupid bloody roundabout’ blamed for oversize truck getting stranded on SH1

Taranaki Daily News (4/10/17): Bylaw to restrict heavy vehicles irks Rangitīkei forestry workers

One News (2/10/17): It cost $630m, but Kapiti Expressway already in need of repair after just eight months 

Stuff (2/10/17): Call goes out to Irish truckies to solve NZ shortage 

Radio NZ (18/9/17): Trucks to deliver diesel and petrol as damaged pipe repaired

Timaru Herald (31/8/17): Overweight driver standowns at Fonterra a bigger industry issue – experts 

Timaru Herald (29/8/17): Shortage of truck drivers in South Canterbury a concern

One News (22/8/17): ‘We’re struggling’ – not everyone happy with election campaign lolly scramble of transport dollars

NZ Herald (9/8/17): Final weld placed on broken Kaikoura train line

Radio NZ (7/8/17): Auckland transport tug of war between Labour and National

Stuff (4/7/17): Death of Northland cyclist in crash with truck sparks road safety debate 

Hawke’s Bay Today (6/6/17): Bigger trucks mean fewer lorries on Napier Roads

Radio NZ (22/5/17): Broken bridge highlights freight fragility

NZ Herald (16/4/17): Road safety concerns prompt Government to put in $10m to keep Police truck, bus safety officers

DominionPost (13/4/17): Cyclist’s widow wants truck drivers to experience vulnerability her husband felt

Radio NZ (9/4/17): Police cuts risk road safety

DominionPost (22/2/17): Regional councillors set to debate the future of CentrePort 

Manawatu Standard (21/2/17): Reckless driving on gorge nothing new, claims truck lobbyist 

Radio NZ (9/2/17): The Panel – The slowness in clearing road accidents

TVNZ (9/2/17): Truck numbers explode on South Island Roads

TVNZ (8/12/16): Residents oppose new billion-dollar road earmarked for Auckland’s industrial south

TVNZ (3/12/16): Changes made to way goods are moved around NZ in wake of Kaikoura quake

ODT (23/11/16): Govt plans to rebuild SH1

Newstalk ZB (17/11/16): Ken talks to Mike Hosking about freight costs post-quake

One News (14/11/16): Main route into Kaikoura prone to more major slips

Nelson Mail (10/11/16): Stoke School Students Learn Important Safety lessons (RTANZ)

TVNZ Seven Sharp (8/11/16): The Hidden Effects of Crashes on Truck Drivers

TV3’s Story (3/8/16): Survival guide to driving around massive trucks (NZ Trucking Assn)

Northern Advocate (3/8/16): Road Carriers happy with news (NRC)

Gisborne Herald (28/7/16): Truckers putting safety first

NZ Herald (21/7/16): Trucks rarely to blame in fatality crashes