Following an ongoing specialist investigation, the NZ Transport Agency has issued a Safety Alert advising that it has revoked the certifications for tow bars on more than 1,400 heavy vehicles. These include small trucks, tipper trucks, motorhomes and goods’ vans certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu of Transport and Structure Limited.
The NZ Transport Agency has issued a safety alert strongly advising heavy vehicle operators to be vigilant in cleaning and checking towing connections and components certified by Auckland-based heavy vehicle specialist certifier Patrick Chu (Transport & Structure Ltd).
Rakaiatane Road, which connects State Highway 35 Wainui Road to Eastland Port and Kaiti Beach Road, will undergo a significant upgrade early next year to make access safer, smoother, quieter and more efficient for all road users.
In a joint effort to increase road safety in the Tasman District, the NZ Transport Agency is lowering speed limits on a busy stretch of State Highway 60 between Richmond and Motueka, in time for Christmas. The Tasman District Council is also lowering speeds on a number of adjoining roads at the same time.
The holidays are nearly here, but we know that many of our friends in the news gathering business will be at work while the rest of us are at the beach, so the NZ Transport Agency’s media team will be on call to help during the 2018/19 Christmas/New Year break.
A high-risk stretch of highway in Christchurch is set to get a $2.5 million upgrade that will help stop people dying or being seriously injured in crashes and make it safer for students to walk and bike to school.