Monday, 27 March 2017

Drivers quitting on the alternative Picton-Christchurch highway due to safety risks

This article is about the alternate route to SH1S from Picton to Christchurch, and it highlights that many truck drivers feel the route is very dangerous to drive, particularly at night, and a lot have been quitting and going to other jobs. 

Coastal shipping is a viable alternative that does not receive any subsidies at present - unlike other forms of transport.