Samuel Simpson

Outgoing LTA Chief: Why I Was Chosen
NATION

Outgoing LTA Chief: Why I Was Chosen

“Mr Radrodro says that I am midway through my tenure. Think again, I have been in post for 30 months of a three-ye...

Police Arrest Man For Driving Test Impersonation
Crime & Court

Police Arrest Man For Driving Test Impersonation

The Land Transport Authority of Fiji (LTA) apprehended and handed a man over to the Fiji Police Force.

LTA Warns: Illegal To Overload Carriers
NATION

LTA Warns: Illegal To Overload Carriers

Drivers found overloading carriers and other Public Service Vehicles vehicles will face the full brunt of the law

Bus Operators Association Calls On LTA To Enforce Regulations On Passenger Conduct
NEWS

Bus Operators Association Calls On LTA To Enforce Regulations On Passenger Conduct

The statement comes after a driver was issued an infringement notice for failing to stop passengers who were rocking...

Land Transport Authority Investigates Nadi Officers For Unprofessional Conduct
NEWS

Land Transport Authority Investigates Nadi Officers For Unprofessional Conduct

LTA CEO, Mr Samuel Simpson, urged all Fijians, to adhere to the Traffic Rules and said LTA staff have a greater resp...

COVID-19: What Transport Services Are Available In Restricted Lautoka Area?
NATION

COVID-19: What Transport Services Are Available In Restricted Lautoka Area?

Land Transport Authority Chief Executive Officer Samuel Simpson said the measures are aimed at protecting the safety...

Beware Of False LTA Officers: Prasad
NEWS

Beware Of False LTA Officers: Prasad

This was after a couple made a report at Labasa LTA office and Labasa Police Station about a man impersonating LTA o...

Taxi Issues In Limbo As Drivers Wait For Answers
NATION

Taxi Issues In Limbo As Drivers Wait For Answers

'I know they are business people and are out there to make a living. I respect that and respect the position the ta...

Myth Busting-Taxis in Fiji, Q&A With LTA CEO, Samuel Simpson
NATION

Myth Busting-Taxis in Fiji, Q&A With LTA CEO, Samuel Simpson

Q&A with Land Transport Authority’s chief executive officer, Samuel Simpson

Fitness Testing Garages Under Probe By FICAC
NATION

Fitness Testing Garages Under Probe By FICAC

A number of garages that have been authorised to carry out vehicle fitness by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) are...

Bus Terror: School Kids’ Vandalism
NATION

Bus Terror: School Kids’ Vandalism

The Shore Buses company said so far this year they had incurred $60,000 in damage to its buses.

Policy Being Developed For Kids Behaviour On Buses By Land Transport Authority
NEWS

Policy Being Developed For Kids Behaviour On Buses By Land Transport Authority

Mr Simpson said it was the responsibility of bus drivers, teachers, parents and guardians to ensure children behave ...

Vehicles Confiscated Due To Illegal Modifications
NEWS

Vehicles Confiscated Due To Illegal Modifications

Vehicles were modified and not road worthy in accordance with regulations. The modifications include illegal tints, ...

Jone Usamate: Overloading Vehicles Puts Pressure On Infrastructure
NEWS

Jone Usamate: Overloading Vehicles Puts Pressure On Infrastructure

Minister Usamate said overloading of vehicles reduced the service life of road networks and bridges.

LTA Has Tow Trucks And Unmarked Vehicles To Enforce Clearway
NEWS

LTA Has Tow Trucks And Unmarked Vehicles To Enforce Clearway

The imposition of the Urban Clearway restriction will prevent all vehicles (except buses at designated bus bays) fro...

3260 Traffic Infringement Notices Issued So Far This Year For Passengers Not Wearing Seat Belts
NEWS

3260 Traffic Infringement Notices Issued So Far This Year For Passengers Not Wearing Seat Belts

It is among the highest causes of road injuries, the authority adds

Passengers Warned: Don’t Abuse Concession Cards, Use Cards Not Cash
NEWS

Passengers Warned: Don’t Abuse Concession Cards, Use Cards Not Cash

Concessionary cards must not be abused or passed onto unauthorised users.

Ensure Consistent Service, Land Transport Authority Tells Bus Operators
NATION

Ensure Consistent Service, Land Transport Authority Tells Bus Operators

He said the LTA had mechanisms such as the Quality Assurance Management System to regulate public transport operator...

LTA Chief Executive Puts Bus Proprietor On Notice
NEWS

LTA Chief Executive Puts Bus Proprietor On Notice

“This action by Westbus will intentionally discommode thousands of customers of the transport network,” Mr Simps...

Nikhil Buses Limited Given 30-day Notice
NEWS

Nikhil Buses Limited Given 30-day Notice

LTA received complaints from members of the public in the Sigatoka routes on Nikhil Buses Limited failing to provide...

Female Representation Is Key: Vaurasi
NEWS

Female Representation Is Key: Vaurasi

Ms Rokomokoti also paid tribute to three women serving in senior ranks of full Lieutenants and Colonels in the Repub...

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