News | Motoring
4 Dec 2021 13:49
NZCity News
NZCity CalculatorReturn to NZCity

  • Start Page
  • Personalise
  • Days of Xmas
  • Sport
  • Weather
  • Finance
  • Shopping
  • Jobs
  • Horoscopes
  • Lotto Results
  • Photo Gallery
  • Site Gallery
  • TVNow
  • Dating
  • SearchNZ
  • NZSearch
  • Crime.co.nz
  • RugbyLeague
  • Make Home
  • About NZCity
  • Contact NZCity
  • Your Privacy
  • Advertising
  • Login
  • Join for Free

  •   Home > News > Motoring

    Recommendations following a fatal bus crash on Mount Ruapehu are being welcomed

    Recommendations following a fatal bus crash on Mount Ruapehu are being welcomed


    Eleven-year-old Hannah Francis was killed when a bus carrying 31 passengers crashed near Turoa ski field in 2018.

    Coroner Brigitte Windley has found the crash was caused by the bus driver's manner of driving.

    She's also made 11 recommendations following the crash.

    These include mandating seatbelts in alpine environments, road improvements and legislating a code of practice.

    NZ Bus and Coach Association.CEO Ben McFadgen says they're good initiatives.

    He says they're a step in the right direction and the quicker the industry moves, the better.

    © 2021 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

     Other Motoring News
     04 Dec: Supercars driver Chris Pither's confident his car will be ready to go for the Bathurst 1000 at Mount Panorama
     04 Dec: A major vehicle collision on the Tauranga Harbour Bridge is set to cause significant delays
     04 Dec: Two big surprises in qualifying at Mount Panorama
     03 Dec: Kiwi Supercars driver Shane van Gisbergen's relishing the prospect of fan noise competing with the rev of the engines at Bathurst
     03 Dec: Keep a close eye on the top of the mountain at this weekend's Bathurst 1000, where Supercars great Greg Murphy believes qualifying and racing will be decided
     02 Dec: A pedestrian has been seriously injured in Hamilton
     01 Dec: Chris Pither is feeling for fellow New Zealand drivers Greg Murphy and Richie Stanaway after the duo were forced to withdraw from this weekend's Bathurst 1000
     Top Stories

    RUGBY RUGBY
    Guy Molloy's trumpeting his new coaching role at the NBL's Wellington Saints, which will enhance his commitment to the national women's team More...


    BUSINESS BUSINESS
    A campaign group is challenging the public to ask businesses about their gender pay gap More...



     Today's News

    Soccer:
    They may have lost the element of surprise but the Wellington Phoenix women's team are confident they still have some tricks up their sleeve 13:43

    Basketball:
    Guy Molloy's trumpeting his new coaching role at the NBL's Wellington Saints, which will enhance his commitment to the national women's team 13:33

    Entertainment:
    Aaron Paul is to be a father again 13:31

    Business:
    A campaign group is challenging the public to ask businesses about their gender pay gap 13:13

    International:
    Omicron is being grown in labs and studied as scientists race to unlock the COVID-19 variant's mysteries 13:13

    Entertainment:
    Carlos Santana has cancelled his December Las Vegas residency dates as he recovers from an unscheduled heart procedure 13:01

    Education:
    Parents of Michigan boy Ethan Crumbley charged over Oxford school shooting 12:33

    Golf:
    Bryson DeChambeau leads the way after two rounds at the PGA Tour's Hero World Challenge in the Bahamas 12:33

    Entertainment:
    Britney Spears is celebrating her 40th birthday by jetting off with her fiancĂ© Sam Asghari 12:31

    Entertainment:
    Ricky Gervais is planning to release "serious" music 12:01


     News Search






    Power Search


    © 2021 New Zealand City Ltd