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AT speed limits bylaw a poor substitute for infrastructure

Wednesday, 23 October 2019, 7:49 am | National Road Carriers

Auckland Transport’s announcement today that it will reduce speed limits on 700km of roads including a 30km/h speed limit in the CBD is a blanket approach that may have little effect on road safety at the cost of greater congestion says National ... More >>

Hydrogen, EV, biofuel, clean diesel all fuels for future

Thursday, 1 August 2019, 3:17 pm | National Road Carriers

There will not be one transport fuel for the future – hydrogen, electric, biofuel and clean diesel energy will all play a part as the sector transitions to support the Government’s goal of net zero carbon emissions by 2050. More >>

Trucking future could be feminine

Monday, 17 December 2018, 2:16 pm | National Road Carriers

Trucking industry managers attending the Women in Road Transport forum held in Auckland this week were presented with a possible solution to the driver shortage problem – more female drivers. More >>

Auckland’s supply chain complications

Wednesday, 14 November 2018, 12:41 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers Association and the Ports of Auckland are combining forces to promote change in the supply chain to improve delivery times and prevent delays. More >>

Roading improvements welcomed

Monday, 29 October 2018, 4:20 pm | National Road Carriers

The National Road Carriers Association, the country’s leading road transport organisation, has welcomed announcements over roading improvements planned for Northland and the Horowhenua. More >>

Freight cost rises inevitable

Tuesday, 11 September 2018, 4:00 pm | National Road Carriers

Freight cost rises for a wide range of goods is inevitable says the National Road Carriers Association, the country’s leading road transport organisation. “Road transport companies are under increased cost pressure from a variety of directions ... More >>

New Auckland road projects welcomed

Thursday, 26 April 2018, 2:33 pm | National Road Carriers

Plans to accelerate the building of the “Penlink” and Mill Rd roading projects have been welcomed by the National Road Carriers Association (NRC), the nation’s leading road transport organisation. More >>

NRC welcomes safety improvements – wants more

Friday, 20 April 2018, 10:17 am | National Road Carriers

NRC welcomes safety improvements – wants more National Road Carriers Association has welcomed the road safety improvements announced for Northland but shares the disappointment of councils in the region that not more is being done. More >>

Is a regional fuel tax the right answer?

Wednesday, 11 April 2018, 1:51 pm | National Road Carriers

A regional fuel tax will be nothing more than a stop gap measure to start funding Auckland’s much needed road infrastructure up-grade, according to the National Road Carriers Association. More >>

Road safety improvements urgently needed in Northland

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 10:51 am | National Road Carriers

Road safety improvements urgently needed in Northland Road safety improvements are required in Northland, including State Highway 1, despite Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern’s reluctance to four lane the road between Warkworth and Whangarei. “We ... More >>

Delays at Ports of Auckland Could Cause Cost Increases

Tuesday, 19 December 2017, 10:45 am | National Road Carriers

Delays in collecting containers from the Ports of Auckland is costing the road freight transport industry and their customers, and end consumers could ultimately pay the price. More >>

East – West link needed in some form

Tuesday, 14 November 2017, 5:16 pm | National Road Carriers

National Road Carriers has welcomed the decision by the Environment Protection Authority’s independent Board of Inquiry that the East-West Link Road from Onehunga to Sylvia Park should proceed. More >>

Road and rail freight is complementary

Tuesday, 7 November 2017, 3:29 pm | National Road Carriers

Continuing debate about the merits of road versus rail freight is missing the point. More >>

East – West link needed irrespective of Government

Monday, 16 October 2017, 6:16 pm | National Road Carriers

East – West link needed irrespective of Government Auckland needs the proposed East - West link between Onehunga and Sylvia Park irrespective of the final make-up of the new Government. More >>

Manawatu Gorge road option needs future proofing

Thursday, 12 October 2017, 3:00 pm | National Road Carriers

Replacement of State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge needs future proofing, according to New Zealand’s largest road transport organisation, National Road Carriers. More >>

Port insurance charges rile truckies

Monday, 2 October 2017, 4:36 pm | National Road Carriers

Truckies are up in arms about charges by the Port of Napier to cover its increased insurance costs. “The road freight transport industry is not a customer of the port,” said David Aitken, the CEO of National Road Carriers, the largest New Zealand ... More >>

Think outside the box to ease Auckland’s congestion

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 4:14 pm | National Road Carriers

Think outside the box to ease Auckland’s congestion National Road Carriers wants to see more new thinking to gain some quick wins in the battle against Auckland’s traffic congestion. More >>

Decongesting Auckland’s roads must start now

Monday, 25 September 2017, 9:28 am | National Road Carriers

Auckland is growing at a rate unforeseen by planners – 45,000 more people in 2016. All the goods and services the expanding population uses are provided by the road freight transport industry which is keeping pace with the growing demand. More >>

NRC calls on next government to be more future focused

Wednesday, 9 August 2017, 4:49 pm | National Road Carriers

NRC calls on next government to be more future focused More forward planning, faster decision making and execution of future projects is the number one concern of National Road Carriers, as the General Election approaches. More >>

Getting parked vehicles off Auckland’s arterial routes

Thursday, 3 August 2017, 9:29 am | National Road Carriers

Simple, practical steps, such as no parking zones for 24/7 on all Auckland’s main arterial routes need to be taken now to reduce the congestion clogging up the city’s roads. More >>

 

 

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