Trucking firms are trialling an app designed to measure alertness in drivers.
Clean Car Discount hailed as successful by prime minister.
Govt co-funds 100 new chargers on 19 popular routes with many set to be ready by Christmas.
Investment pipeline is larger than agencies and the market have capacity to deliver, Treasury says.
John Deere territory manager to steer farm machinery body.
Fourteen strategic projects to be paid for out of two 2-cent increases, with annual 4c increases to follow.
Critics jump on it as ‘woefully underestimating’ true cost of package.
Industry pressures, cyclone leave many in dire financial position.
May 13 marked the first time since February that Wairoa could connect with Putorino – exactly three months since the communities had been cut off.
Section between Wairoa and Napier in use again from Sunday.
Transport minister also announces hikes to fees paid on higher-emitting vehicles.
Peninsula hangs on a tar seal thread after floods shrink route options.
NZTA is reducing speed limits arrogantly and at whim – one obvious way to improve road safety would be to improve roads.
Companies lose livelihoods as floods and slips close roads.
Long-term effects of storms will hit fruit and veg shipping volumes.
Meat and milk collections and processing affected by cyclone’s knock-on effects.
Savings on average tank of petrol of an estimated $17
Federated Farmers has asked for care and understanding as agricultural machines hit the road.
Company eyes sales of 8000 electric work and outdoor recreational bikes next year.
The NZTA needs to do a lot more in the provinces, says Alan Emerson.
Director of animal health and welfare says 1993 standard needs updating.
NZ’s all-electric motorbike scoops order for 1500 in US market.
The head of one of the country’s largest transport groups is urging the education system to promote vocational…
South Island freight movement is under the microscope with the volume of freight carried projected to more than double in the next 40 years.
Livestock carriers are coming under increasing financial pressure and some in the industry say unless changes are made to help alleviate that, more transport companies will be forced to follow the example of Wairarapa-based Pinfolds, which recently announced it was shutting its doors after 102 years of business.
Work is about to step up on a charter that aims to safeguard transport operators in the livestock movement chain by recognising that there are instances where responsibilities are falling unfairly on trucking companies.
Attempts to beat the ute tax, which came into force on April 1, have been hampered by supply issues delays.
THE Government’s decision to cut road user charges (RUC) by 36% for three months is cold comfort for contractors and farmers using off-road vehicles that will not qualify for the exemption, Federated Farmers says.
Cutting the speed limit on state highways around the country to address the number of road fatalities is only a short-term solution that fails to address the real problems and will lead to higher prices for consumers, Federated Farmers transport spokesperson Karen Williams says.
HAWKE’S Bay Regional Council has hit back at Waka Kotahi (NZTA) plans to reduce the speed limit on a 76km stretch of the Napier-Taupō highway from 100km to 80km.
A major freight company says plans to kickstart coastal shipping will be dead in the water unless the Government backs commercial winners, rather than “taking shortcuts” in the form of taxpayer subsidised sailings.