Road deaths reinforce the need to reduce our dependency on trucking

 

News article: Road deaths reinforce the need to reduce our dependency on trucking

Richard Worrall is a former journalist who specialised in transport and transport policy issues.

  freightgate Minister for Railways

Location: Albury, New South Wales
Fuel pricing and dangerous roads must mean it is overdue to bring back distance limits on trucks to support a balanced supply chain. New Zealand so far ahead in thinking when compared to Australia.

Road deaths reinforce the need to reduce our dependency on trucking

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  YM-Mundrabilla The Ghost of George Stephenson

Location: Mundrabilla but I'd rather be in Narvik
'... A modern truck ferry could complete the journey between Wellington and Lyttelton in the same or less time than the current Cook Strait ferry and Picton to Christchurch road journey. ...'

Like the old Maori, Wahine and Rangatira in days of old? All three were steam turbine-electric.

The ill-fated Wahine was my favourite.

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