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20/11/2018: New CEO for RTF

Ex-Mayor of Porirua Nick Leggett to take over from Ken Shirley at the helm of Road Transport Forum.

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20/11/2018: MPI reminder about Food Act requirements

The Ministry for Primary Industries (MPI) has issued a reminder to transport operators involved in food and food product distribution that they need to be registered under the Food Act 2014.

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30/10/2018: Weigh Right system for heavy vehicles

The NZ Transport Agency is introducing a new program called Weigh Right to reduce heavy vehicle overloading.

The agency says it will level the playing field for the transport industry, improve productivity and road safety, and ensure that heavy vehicle operators pay their fair share of road maintenance.

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30/10/2018: Management of effluent

MPI Biosecurity New Zealand has issued a reminder for road transport operators on the management of effluent on places subject to movement control as part of the Mycoplasma bovis response.

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05/11/2018: Skid Plate inspections and maintenance

Keeping your heavy vehicles maintained regularly is sound business practice.

While routine Skid Plate maintenance is straightforward, the link below outlines issues that are not always being addressed and advises what you should do beyond routine maintenance to make sure Skid Plates and Kingpins are safe for your heavy vehicles.

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