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Road Transport Law: BRTA misses 4 deadlines for drafting rules  The Daily Star

Bangladesh Road Transport Authority (BRTA) has failed to meet four deadlines to prepare the draft of the rules for the Road Transport Act-2018, halting ...

Moving with the times Uber is trying to disrupt the road-freight business  The Economist

FLORIDA 595 is unappealing, even by truck-stop standards. Odour from a landfill next door permeates the humid air. Planes from a nearby airport buzz ...

Collision between car and transport truck closes Highway 3 near Kingsville  Windsor Star

Two people were taken to hospital for treatment of non-critical injuries after an incident on Highway 3 near Kingsville involving a four-door sedan and a transport ...

Microlise conference audience highlights new technology as biggest opportunity  Motor Transport

The audience of 1200 industry professionals at the 2019 Microlise transport conference voted new technology as the biggest opportunity for the road transport ...

Road safety 'danger zones' in deprived areas  Transport Network

Analysis by Sustrans Scotland has revealed that the rate of traffic incidents involving children on foot or bike in the most deprived areas of Scotland is three times ...

CNG Fuels breaks ground on two food waste-based HGV fuelling stations

CNG Fuels has started construction work on two new biomethane fuelling stations, it announced today, as it moved forward with plans for a new fleet of ...

Zero-carbon electric transport is already in reach for small islands  The Conversation - UK

When it comes to eliminating greenhouse gas emissions from transport, the future is already here on small islands.

India on road to ‘car registration portability’  BusinessLine

Owners of cars or other vehicles relocating from one State to another will be spared the tedium of re-registering their vehicles and changing the vehicle number ...

Rundown buses root cause of accidents: Quader  The Daily Star

Road Transport and Bridges Minister Obaidul Quader yesterday called for disciplined driving during the rush of holidaymakers ahead of Eid-ul-Fitr to prevent ...

Oregon jury awards $26.5 million against truckers in road rage episode that ended in woman's death  OregonLive

A federal jury in Oregon has awarded nearly $27 million in a road rage case against two trucking companies and their drivers who were involved in a dangerous ...

Obaidul asks transport workers to maintain discipline during Eid journeys

Road transport and bridges minister Obaidul Quader on Thursday urged the transport owners and workers to maintain discipline on the roads while carrying ...

Refrigerated Road Transport Market Overview, Cost Structure Analysis, Growth Opportunities and Forecast to 2026  Business Herald

Global refrigerated road transport market was valued at US$ 12.81 billion in 2016, is projected to exhibit a CAGR of 6.11% over the forecast period (2017–2025), ...

BRTC launches AC bus service on Dhaka-N’ganj route  The Daily Star

Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation (BRTC) today launched an air condition (AC) bus *service* on Dhaka-Narayanganj route. Road Transport and Bridges ...

WRF in urban freight and logistics agenda push  Australasian Transport News

Western Road Federation (WRF) is making progress on its pledge to bring coherency to WA freight planning, particularly around Perth.

Road Transport secy: Keep CNG refilling stations open 24/7 during Eid  Dhaka Tribune

BRTC will also operate a special bus *service* for those homeward-bound during Eid.

Norwich roads closed as bumps too low to slow traffic are rebuilt  BBC News

Roads will be closed for up to 10 days while remedial work is carried out to make the bumps taller.

Singapore's core inflation eases to 1-year low in April  CNA

SINGAPORE: Singapore's core inflation eased to a one-year low in April, due mainly to a drop in the cost of electricity and gas as well as lower ...

Making sure drivers and vehicles are safe on the road

WHEN it comes to commercial vehicles, the Road Safety Authority (RSA) has a number of responsibilities.

Liberia: Transport Ministry Begins Accident Prevention Program  Front Page Africa

Monrovia – The Ministry of Transport has launched the National Road Accident Prevention Program in Liberia aimed at minimizing road accident. The Program ...

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker's $41.5 Billion Infrastructure Plan Includes Tax Hikes  Transport Topics Online

Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker has drafted a $41.5 billion plan that would rely on a slew of new taxes and tax increases to repair the state's infrastructure. The six-year ...

India proposes electrifying motorbikes, scooters in 6-8 years - Autoblog  Autoblog

A source says India's government is proposing to electrify all motorcycles and scooters within the next six to eight years in order to curb pollution and oil ...

Union Leader Defends Strike Plan in Australia

The Transport Workers Union is threatening to unleash "industrial chaos" through coordinated strikes in pursuit of a bigger share of profits from retailers and ...

Excellence in Road Transport finalists announced  Big Rigs

The short-list of finalists for the Excellence in Road Transport category at the Women in Industry awards have been revealed.

Cars, 6G and health: A closer look at possible R&D partnerships in Horizon Europe  Science Business

The European Commission has suggested major new industrial research partnerships on driverless cars and the 6G mobile internet and said it wants to expand ...

Central African Republic Road Transport Service, April 2019 - Central African Republic  ReliefWeb

English Infographic on Central African Republic about Coordination and Logistics and Telecommunications; published on 10 May 2019 by Logistics Cluster and ...

Aspiring state Labor leader wants public transport - not a toll road - on F6 corridor  St George and Sutherland Shire Leader

'It really comes down to a choice between an F6 toll road that extends into the shire and more public transport to alleviate pressure on the Illawarra line'.

Zero-emission transport trucks set to hit Alberta roads

A new type of heavy transport truck will soon be on the road in Alberta and its drivers won't be fuelling up at gas stations.

Jesse Norman moves on to Treasury  Transport Network

Prime minister Theresa May has announced a mini-reshuffle that sees transport minister Jesse Norman moved to the Treasury to be 'Paymaster General, and ...

Government to take over 3 stuck highway projects of IL&FS  Economic Times

The projects in question will be owned by the ministry of road transport and highways after the parties reached a settlement of about Rs 200 crore with the ...

Colorado Driving Titans to Compete in Tank Truck  Transport Topics Online

A battle of the titans is shaping up in the Tank Truck division at the Colorado Truck Driving Championships on June 1 in Henderson.

Philippines Logistics and Warehousing Market is Expected to Reach PHP 1,100 Billion in Terms of Revenues by the Year 2024: Ken Research  PRNewswire

GURUGRAM, India, May 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Philippines Development Plan by government for the period 2017-2022 is aimed at accelerating ...

Another cost of living increase with road user charges - RTF  Voxy

New Zealanders' concerns about the cost of living will take a further hit when road user charges (RUCs) go up again in July, says Road Transport Forum (RTF) ...

India could get vehicle registration portability  Overdrive

Currently, owners need to get a no-objection certification from the RTO where they first registered their car, repay takes in the new state and get a new ...

Highways should be secured for vehicles only: Md Atiqul Islam

Highways are new to Bangladesh, a country where the transport sector has become one of the most talked about for its high rate of accidents and deaths on ...

Chennai: AI-powered solution for road safety  The New Indian Express

Published: 23rd May 2019 04:55 AM | Last Updated: 23rd May 2019 04:55 AM | A+A A-. Artificial Intelligence. By Express News *Service*. CHENNAI: Dr S Suresh ...

DLF's Rajeev Talwar: Rail and road transport privatisation can help next government create a $7-trillion economy in 5 years  CNBCTV18

Rajeev Talwar, managing director of DLF, said the key areas the next government would need to focus on are tourism, infrastructure, including privatisation of ...

Fixing Hobart's traffic woes may come down to driving cultural change  ABC News

With more than 10000 paid trips, Gerardo Erasmo is one of Hobart's most experienced Uber drivers. He says traffic has become significantly worse in the last ...

Trucking industry congratulates Michael McCormack | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

The trucking industry has welcomed today's news that Michael McCormack will continue in his role as Leader of The Nationals as well as Deputy Prime Minister.

Plateau road transport workers protest highway extortion  Daily Trust

Road transport workers in Plateau state who ply the Jos-Abuja, Jos-Akwanga and Jos-Makurdi road on Tuesday said they were gearing up for a major protest to ...

Swapping cars for bikes could save over $30m in fuel bills

NZ could swap a small percentage of cars for bikes to save money and cut emissions.

UPDATE: N2 Bhobhoyi protest - Department of Transport officials pelted with stones  South Coast Herald

UPDATE 7.30pm. The protesters were addressed by officials from the Department of Transport late this afternoon. They were not happy with the explanation ...

Low-carbon transition still not a transport policy priority, report finds  The Green News

A new report on the Irish transport sector has found that the low-carbon transition is still not a policy priority in Ireland, with fragmented views on the way forward ...

National Highway development: Ministry of Road Transport revokes decision  The New Indian Express

The controversial order had changed the category of state's highway work, drawing flak from CM who called it 'politically motivated'

ATA Committees meet on HVNL review | Logistics, Trucking & Transport News  Prime Mover

The Australian Trucking Association (ATA) today confirmed its Safety Committee and Transport & Economics Committee have had discussions regarding the first ...

Driverless electric truck starts deliveries on Swedish public road  Reuters

JONKOPING, Sweden (Reuters) - Resembling the helmet of a Star Wars stormtrooper, a driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in ...

'We make no apology': Union leader defends strike plan for industrial mayhem  Sydney Morning Herald

Union leader Michael Kaine has rejected employer claims the widespread strike action would breach pattern bargaining laws.

The Cargo Overseas musketeers are taking Europe by storm  UK Haulier News

How a transport business can prepare for potential trade restrictions. The current European Road Freight Manager, Anthony Valentine, has worked in the ...

Virtual Pipelines: A Dangerous New Way to Transport Fracked Gas by Truck  Resilience

For several years a mysterious fleet of tractor trailers loaded with natural gas cylinders has been crisscrossing U.S. roads, and in the dark early morning hours on ...

Scania opens environmentally friendly customer support centre  Commercial Motor

Scania's new Milton Keynes-based UK customer support centre was opened by his Excellency Torbjörn Sohlström, the UK ambassador of Sweden.

9 children die from road accidents in Fiji last year: Land Transport Authority - Xinhua |  Xinhua

SUVA, May 7 (Xinhua) -- A total of nine children lost their lives to road accidents in Fiji in 2018 alone while a six-year-old child has been the latest victim this year ...

Road lobby: EU emissions cuts may backfire

The European Union's drive to radically slash vehicle emissions has drawn a strong reaction from the road haulage industry, which believes the measures may ...

Road freight transport in Cyprus grows significantly in 2018 |  Tornos News International Edition

Road freight transport recorded a significant annual increase in 2018, compared with 2017, according to CNA. Data released on Friday by the Statistical *Service* ...

Project Vision: Promoting healthy eyesight for road transport workers  The Daily Star

Good eyesight is essential for safe driving as poor vision can impair driving performance. With that in mind, Junior Chamber International (JCI) Dhaka West ...

United News Bangladesh | Bangladesh news | bd news  United News of Bangladesh

Get bangladesh news, bd news, bangla news, latest bd news, video and more on UNB.

Nagpur Election Results 2019 LIVE: Nitin Gadkari leads by more than 96,000 votes  India Today

Union minister Nitin Gadkari is the Bharatiya Janata Party candidate from Nagpur Lok Sabha constituency in Maharashtra. Nitin Gadkari is leading in Nagpur ...

Data to save lives on the road  Digital News Asia

Malaysia ranks third when it comes to road accident deaths worldwide, surpassing China and India.

New BRTC bus service on Dhaka-Narayanganj route launched

A new air-conditioned bus *service* of Bangladesh Road Transport Corporation, BRTC in short, was launched on Dhaka-Narayanganj route on Wednesday.

See the future of alternative fuels with LowCVP  Motor Transport

Low Carbon Vehicle Partnership 2019 annual conference will be themed 'More than electric dreams?' Future fuels on the Road to Zero'. To be held on July 8 in ...

Suspected ketum juice seller killed in Jeli crash  New Straits Times

JELI: A Perodua Myvi driver, believed to be attempting to smuggle ketum juice, was killed in a crash near Kampung Gemang, here, today.

AP Road Transport Corp wants to hike bus passenger fares by 30%, seeks govt nod  The News Minute

The Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation (APSRTC) has appealed to the state government to increase bus fares by 30% to overcome their losses.

FRSC decries attacks on its officers  Daily Sun

The Federal Road Safety Corps ( FRSC ) has decried the spate of attacks on its operatives while discharging their duties on the highways. FRSC Unit ...

Coles commits to improving supply chain conditions | Truck Trailer Building & Equipment News  Trailer Magazine

An alliance of unions representing transport, farm and retail workers will collaborate with supermarket company, Coles, to address safety and employment ...

Quiz: Morning trivia challenge May 24

We changed our quiz template on May 14 as the previous version was nearly a decade old and needed to be updated for technical reasons. We know our quiz ...

Minister DeSilva On Transport Initiatives  Bernews

Minister of Tourism and Transport Zane DeSilva expanded on some of the initiatives the Ministry is working on to “modernise our transportation infrastructure.”.

Transport Minister criticised over slow progress on Fintra Bridge  Highland Radio

A Donegal Deputy has hit out at Minister Shane Ross after he failed to commit to meet the Capital Costs of constructing a new road and bridge at Fintra.

Transport business earnings rev up to Sh1.25tr on better roads  Business Daily

Increased investment in transport infrastructure saw businesses rake in Sh1.25 trillion in 2018, up 14.2 percent from Sh1.1 trillion realised in 2017.

Dubai RTA, Tata Consultancy tie up to make roads safer  Khaleej Times

RTA and TCS sign MoU to support research and development in smart monitoring of drivers' conduct.

Cash-strapped Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation proposes 15-17 per cent fare hike  The New Indian Express

Apart from rise in diesel prices, various other reasons have estimated losses upto Rs 1250 crore.

After Opening Rohtang Pass For Small Vehicles, BRO Opens Manali-Keylong Road For Vehicular Traffic  Swarajya

The Border Roads Organisation (BRO) has opened the Manali-Keylong road in Lahaul-Spiti district of Himachal for vehicular traffic on Tuesday (21 May), reports ...

Global Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment - Market Analysis, Trends and Forecasts to 2024  Benzinga

DUBLIN, May 3, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Road Transport Refrigeration Equipment - Market Analysis, Trends, and Forecasts" report has been added to ...

NZTA releases plans for Auckland Harbour Bridge shared path  OurAuckland

The NZ Transport Agency has released plans for its preferred option for a shared path over the Auckland Harbour Bridge which will transform walking and ...

DMP fails to discipline city roads

TRAFFIC jam is a common scenario almost everyday in the capital city Dhaka. Usually, it intensifies every year during the Ramzan. This year it is no exception.

Road Transport and Road Safety Advocate Rod Hannifey creates his top ten truck safety tips  The Northern Daily Leader

Road Transport and Road Safety Advocate Rod Hannifey says it was the face of two little children put in harms way that caused him to become dedicated to ...

News extra: Wincanton on the right road as new boss prepares to take the reins  Motor Transport

Wincanton's share price is trading at its highest level in a year, and despite a fall in turnover the 3PL's operational strength appears to have pleased its critics, ...

Need for Policy On Safe Road Transportation  APN News

New Delhi : Eminent road safety experts and stake holders from Union Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, state transport departments, CBSE, NCERT, ...

Fianna Fáil look to regulate electric scooters  Echo Live

A new scooter safety bill published by Fianna Fail will see a maximum speed limit of 25km/h introduced for e-scooters. Fianna Fáil spokesperson on Transport, ...

Judge Warns Public Against Patronage Tricycles As Means Of Transport  Peace FM Online

A circuit court judge has warned against the public patronage of pulled rickshaw, a motorized tricycle, named “Pragia” in some parts of the country, as a means ...

Registration of all motor vehicles stopped  The Hindu

NIC blocks access for not integrating high security registration plate details with 'Vahan' database.

The Establishment of the Land Transport Regulatory Authority  Lexology

In this briefing, we outline the highlights of the Land Transport Regulatory Authority Act No. 3 of 2019 (the LATRA Act) which came into force on 29…

EVs may account for more than half of global car sales by 2040: BNEF  pv magazine USA

Electric vehicles could account for more than half of all passenger cars and buses sold throughout the world within the next two decades, according to a new ...

After more than 100 years, pathway linking Wellington and Hutt has the green light

Richard Seddon was Prime Minister when the first cycleway between Wellington and Lower Hutt was proposed.

New road taxes and 6 other changes that every South African motorist should know about  BusinessTech

The Department of Transport plans to introduce a number of regulatory changes in an effort to cut down on South Africa's greenhouse gas emissions.

Review hefty fines for road crashes: Transport owners, workers  The Daily Star

Leaders of road transport owners and workers today urged the higher courts to review their recent orders imposing compensations for road accident victims.

Women in Industry names road transport award finalists | Truck Trailer Building & Equipment News  Trailer Magazine

The finalists for the 2019 Women in Industry 'Excellence in Road Transport' award have been announced.

Government clarifies continued registration of new vehicles  Autocar India

MoRTH refutes news that new car registrations had come to a halt on May 2, 2019. Click for more details and to know more about the new system for HSRPs.

AP State Road Transport Corporation workers decide to go on stir, notice on May 9  The New Indian Express

The workers will protest against the alleged unilateral decisions taken by the management, which they feel, are against their interests.

Abuja/Kaduna Commuters: Rail Raises Safety Niche on Road Transport  Vanguard

“But for the rail transport coming as a viable alternative, we would have all been doomed, or at best, we would completely avoid going back home”, says Hajia ...

Government targets higher adoption of FASTag  Livemint

Government is planning to impose a double toll fee if non-FASTag vehicles enter the FASTag lane.FASTag aims to cut cash handling, promote digital payments, ...

Wales to join Europe's rail elite, while Halton Curve reopens  Transport Network

The Welsh Government has announced that a formal planning application for its £100m Global Centre of Rail Excellence is due for submission in early 2020.

Rohtang Pass re-opens after five months  Times of India

The Himachal Road Transport Corporation (HRTC) conducted successfully the trial run of its bus on Rohtang Pass. A bus from Keylong crossed the pass w.

The story of a revolution: How public transport transformed Auckland  The Spinoff

Public transport in Auckland looks set to hit an all-time of 100 million passengers this year. Patrick Reynolds looks back at how we got here and what next to ...

Smuggling : NNPC, Road Transport Employers To Collaborate  Leadership Newspaper

The effort of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) to end cross border smuggling of petroleum products in the country has received a boost as ...

AP State Road Transport Corporation staffers threaten stir  The New Indian Express

The employees union have said that though the management had given an assurance of replacing the old hired buses, nothing was done on the same.

Ensure Consistent Service, Land Transport Authority Tells Bus Operators  Fiji Sun Online

Bus operators have been urged to ensure a consistently reliable *service* all day, every day. The call has come from Land Transport Authority (LTA) chief ...

Avoid letting your allergy getting you a driving ban  Fleet Transport

Hay Fever sufferers need to examine their medicines and check for any side-effects before driving, road safety professionals are warning. For drivers, hay fever ...

River Road Asset Management Upped Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) Position By $26.95 Million; HQ GLOBAL EDUCATION (HQGE) Shorts Raised By 278.57%  The NBO News

River Road Asset Management Llc increased Air Transport Services Group (ATSG) stake by 113.42% reported in 2018Q4 SEC filing. River Road Asset ...

'Don't improve call answering times too much', says senior North Yorkshire councillor  Richmondshire Today

Residents will have no incentive to start accessing council services online if a local authority continues to improve its call answering times, a meeting has heard.

Government awards £25 million to fund zero-emission transport innovations  GOV.UK

New projects are powering the future of zero emission vehicles.

Road transport ministry asked to speed up construction of Ajanta road  Times of India

AURANGABAD: The ministry of tourism recently asked the ministry of road transport and highways to take corrective measures to ensure the speedy constr.

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