NZ TRUCK & DRIVER NEWS
Scania is introducing what it says is a truck safety world first – side-curtain airbags to protect a driver (and passenger) in the event of a rollover. The Swedish truckmaker says that its unique safety feature will be available in its soon-to-be-unveiled new truck generation...
ROAD TRANSPORT FORUM NEWS
Sadly, most New Zealanders have little to no interest in the politics of local government.
Beyond the inevitability of rate increases and the provision of basic services, many people are completely unengaged with local government decisionmaking...
GOOD YEAR BIG TEST
They’re extraordinary trucks…bought to beat ordinary, everyday situations, as Chris Murphy explains. What we’re talking about here are the latest additions to the Steve Murphy Limited fleet – a pair of MAN TGS models that are unique to the local logging scene, in that they boast 8x8...
TRT RECENTLY REGISTERED
New Zealand’s new truck market took another surprise turn in July – rebounding from a June fade…to set a new alltime record for the month.After a seesawing first half of the year – January and February seeing the market down 18% and 20% respectively on the same months last year.
There’s a lot of luck involved in business, and timing can either work in your favour or send you to the wall.
That’s what Glen Curran of Whangarei’s Marsden Transport Solutions (MTS) reckons. Glen and wife Suzanne (Suze) borrowed money and went halves with Douglas Logging’s...
A few things have gone full circle for the Seay family – including the recent return of their distinctive name to the Auckland road transport scene. Fifty and 60 years ago, the name was prominent in the city – carried on a big fleet of red and white Commers and ERFs run by E. Seay Ltd...
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