Archive for: Darien Fenton

Surprise At Drink Drive Decision

Surprise At Drink Drive Decision

The Motor Trade Association says it’s surprised at today’s announcement that the Government is seeking a further two years of research to determine the benefits...

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Rodney Licks Its Wounds

Rodney Licks Its Wounds

Rodney has failed in its last bid to get excluded from the super city. Mayor Penny Webster says it is now time for the district and its residents to move on and...

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Truckie Firm Prosecuted

Truckie Firm Prosecuted

An Auckland transport firm has been prosecuted for allowing its drivers to breach work time and log book rules. Labour says this is indicative of a bigger problem...

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Minister Doubts Truckie Safety Issues

Minister Doubts Truckie Safety Issues

Transport Minister Steven Joyce says the issues raised about truckies safety is news to him and he hasn’t seen any widespread evidence of it. He told parliament:...

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Govt Rejects Trucking Enquiry

Govt Rejects Trucking Enquiry

The Government this afternoon turned down the calls for an enquiry into trucking safety. National used its votes to stop plans for an inquiry into the link between...

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Truckies Forced To Break Law

Truckies “Forced To Break Law”

Truck drivers are being “forced to break the law to make a living.” The Rail and Maritime Transport Union says that road safety will always be compromised...

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Parliamentary Enquiry Into Truckies

Parliamentary Enquiry Into Truckies

Reports of bad behaviour by truckies have upset Labour MP Darien Fenton, who is going to ask for a parliamentary enquiry. Sunday Star Times today reports tales of...

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