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Transport safety solutions to be considered

Friday, 10 September 2010, 4:21 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Recently, outcomes of community workshops were presented to council, along with costings for various road improvements and new roading options. Meanwhile in 2009 the Regional Land Transport Strategy (RLTS) was developed and in November the Arterial Study will ... More >>

Stop Look And Live!

Monday, 21 July 2008, 12:01 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

New Zealanders are being urged to “stop, look and live” at rail crossings as part of Australasian Rail Safety Awareness Week, running from today (July 21) through to July 27. More >>

Road Safety Awards

Tuesday, 10 June 2008, 2:21 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

New Zealand's best road safety innovations will again be showcased in the 2008 Road Safety Trust Road Safety Innovation and Achievement Awards. More >>

Relief for ratepayers welcomed

Thursday, 19 April 2007, 2:41 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

“The increase in the subsidy for Wellington rail improvements from 60 to 90 per cent by Land Transport New Zealand is the second piece of really awesome news LTNZ have announced for Kapiti ratepayers in a week,” Kapiti Coast District Mayor Alan ... More >>

No Excuses For Speeding Near Schools

Friday, 26 January 2007, 3:18 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Every year hundreds of families pay a terrible price when a child is injured or killed because someone thought it was OK to ignore the speed limit around a school. More >>

Text Message To Combat Drink Driving

Saturday, 16 December 2006, 1:27 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

An innovative Land Transport New Zealand ad campaign has seen thousands of young drinkers send sober driving messages to their mates where they need them most – in the pub. More >>

Transmission Gully Investigation Funds Approved

Thursday, 12 October 2006, 5:14 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport NZ Board has approved $9.2 million in funding for investigation of the Transmission Gully Motorway project. More >>

Cycle Safe programme, Christchurch primary schools

Thursday, 2 March 2006, 5:01 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Thousands of Christchurch primary school students will continue to learn safe cycling skills following Land Transport New Zealand’s approval of further funding for the city council’s Cycle Safe programme. More >>

New ad demonstrates impact of speed

Friday, 23 September 2005, 3:15 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Over a third of fatal road crashes are caused by excessive speed, and the latest instalment of New Zealand’s road safety advertising campaign demonstrates why speed kills. More >>

How safe is your used car?

Tuesday, 28 June 2005, 10:20 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Data from the world’s largest survey of real-life crashes has been analysed to rate the safety performance of some of New Zealand’s most popular used cars. More >>

Tests Show Life-Saving Potential Of Head Airbags

Wednesday, 1 June 2005, 11:45 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The latest crash test results from the Australian New Car Assessment Program (ANCAP) provide further evidence that head-protecting side airbags can save lives and protect against serious injuries in side impacts. More >>

Southland children show how its done

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 8:52 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Southland children show how its done A group of eight and nine-year-old students from Southland have shown what can be achieved with a lot of hard work and concern for the safety of others. More >>

World leading brake light system wins award

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 8:46 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

A New Zealand-designed after-market emergency brake lighting system which indicates how hard a driver is braking has been recognised in this year’s Road Safety Innovation Awards. More >>

NZ Road Safety Innovation Awards announced

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 8:41 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

A world first after-market emergency brake lighting system and an education programme run by a Tongan church are the joint overall winners in this year’s New Zealand Road Safety Innovation Awards. More >>

Excell excels in road Safety

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 8:41 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Excell excels in road Safety A comprehensive driver safety programme resulting in a sharp drop in at-fault motor vehicles accidents has won the 'Road Safety in Organisations' category in this year’s Road Safety Innovation Awards. More >>

Tongan church leads its members to safety

Wednesday, 23 February 2005, 8:34 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The road safety messages being preached from a pulpit in New Lynn have helped the Tongan Methodist Church win this year's Community Road Safety Innovation Award. More >>

Drive safely these holidays

Thursday, 16 December 2004, 2:52 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Christmas-New Year holiday period can be a particularly dangerous time on New Zealand roads. Over the past five years there have been an average of 18 deaths and 390 injuries from road crashes over the Christmas-New Year period. Crashes occur ... More >>

New rule to improve vehicle lighting

Friday, 10 December 2004, 4:01 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

A new Land Transport Rule aimed at improving the safety of vehicle lighting equipment used on New Zealand's roads has been signed by Minister for Transport Safety Harry Duynhoven. More >>

Heavy Vehicle Load Rule one only

Saturday, 6 November 2004, 4:24 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority is calling for submissions on a draft rule covering the legal requirements for securing loads on heavy vehicles. More >>

2004 survey of public attitudes to road safety

Tuesday, 2 November 2004, 4:45 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

What do New Zealanders really think about drink-driving, speeding, police enforcement and the state of their roads? The answers, including regional results, are in the 2004 survey of public attitudes to road safety, released today by the Land Transport ... More >>

 

 

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