19 Jun 2019

Truck-trailers ruled unsafe months before taken off roads

From Morning Report, 7:11 am on 19 June 2019

The Transport Agency was calling problems with truck-trailers a significant safety risk for months before it pulled the trailers off the road.

Documents show the alarm bells were ringing very loudly at NZTA after a poorly-designed trailer snapped off on a highway.

Phil Pennington has been looking at the papers. He joins Susie Ferguson with the details.