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State Driver Reviver stops to help weary drivers

12 October 2010


State Driver Reviver stops to help weary Labour Weekend drivers recharge

Thousands of travellers are expected to pull into State Driver Reviver rest stops on some of the country’s main routes this Labour Weekend to combat driver fatigue and enjoy free refreshments.

State Insurance staff will be enticing them to take a break with free barista coffee, a sausage sizzle, fruit, bottled water, kids’ activities and Portaloos. Tired drivers can even take a nap.



Day and Time

Ruakaka, Northland

Uretiti Weigh Station,

State Highway 1

30km south of Whangarei

Monday 28 October

10.00am - 6.00pm

Putaruru, Waikato

VTNZ Testing Station

State Highway 1

2km south of Putaruru

Friday 25 October

1.00pm - 6.00pm

Saturday 26 October

8.30am - 2.00pm

Ohakea, Manawatu

Weigh Station,

State Highway 1

2km south of Bulls

Monday 28 October

10.00am - 6.00pm

Lewis Pass, Canterbury

Engineers Camp

State Highway 7

Saturday 26 October

10.00am - 6.00pm

Ealing, Canterbury

Rest Area,

State Highway 1

110 km south of Christchurch

Monday 28 October

10.00am - 6.00pm


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