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October road deaths lowest on record

Monday, 1 November 2004, 3:13 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Provisional national figures released today by the Land Transport Safety Authority show 24 road deaths in New Zealand for the month of October – the lowest October figure since monthly recording began in 1965. More >>

Entries closing for annual NZ road safety awards

Tuesday, 12 October 2004, 10:38 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Entries close soon for New Zealand's road safety equivalent of the Oscars - the 2004 Road Safety Innovation Awards. The awards recognise the achievements of individuals, schools, community groups and businesses in the area of road safety. More >>

They drink, they drive, we die

Monday, 11 October 2004, 11:11 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The latest installment in New Zealand’s high profile road safety television advertising campaign aims to personalise the battle against drink-driving, encouraging communities to share the responsibility for getting drunk drivers off their roads. More >>

This drink-driving ad belongs in the toilet

Thursday, 16 September 2004, 11:26 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The toilet at your local pub might be the last place you’d expect to see an anti drink driving message, but the unexpected is about to become reality with a new safe driving campaign from the Land Transport Safety Authority. More >>

Seatbelt wearing rates reach all time high

Monday, 6 September 2004, 12:50 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Seatbelt wearing rates reach all time high, but stubborn minority still not buckling up - LTSA More >>

Seatbelt wearing rates reach all time high

Monday, 30 August 2004, 3:17 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Seatbelt wearing rates reach all time high, but stubborn minority still not buckling up - LTSA More >>

Commitment to community road safety

Tuesday, 24 August 2004, 3:12 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority is taking its commitment to communities seriously by hosting the first ever Community Road Safety Conference at Waipuna Conference Centre from Wednesday 25th August to Friday 27th August. More >>

Overseas driver licensing proposals released

Wednesday, 18 August 2004, 10:17 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority is calling for public submissions on proposed changes to the rules for overseas driver licence holders in New Zealand. More >>

Huge response to used car safety ratings - LTSA

Monday, 16 August 2004, 11:09 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Public demand for used car safety ratings released earlier this week has been huge, the Land Transport Safety Authority said today. More >>

Book your licence test on the phone or on-line

Tuesday, 3 August 2004, 7:36 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Driver licensing practical tests can now be booked and paid for by telephone and over the internet. More >>

Crash tests one of three

Tuesday, 20 July 2004, 4:04 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Not all cars are created equally when it comes to safety, and new crash test results show how important it is for New Zealand car buyers to shop around for a vehicle that offers good protection. More >>

Green light for NZ Road Safety Awards

Monday, 19 July 2004, 7:24 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The road safety equivalent of the Oscars are now open for schools, community groups businesses and individuals to enter and showcase their road safety projects. More >>

Tourist Road Safety - Questions and Answers

Tuesday, 29 June 2004, 2:19 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

We commissioned the research from the University of Otago to help us proactively manage the road safety of the increasing number of overseas tourist drivers. More >>

Draft Heavy Vehicle Brakes Rule released

Monday, 28 June 2004, 4:48 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

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

Rail safety report on South Island Coal Route

Wednesday, 23 June 2004, 2:04 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority has released the findings of an independent report on the Midland Railway line between the West Coast and Lyttelton, commonly know as the coal route. More >>

Vehicle licensing services move on line

Friday, 18 June 2004, 12:47 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

In the true spirit of accessible e-commerce services, the LTSA’s new vehicle licensing transaction website is being heralded by early users as simple and easy to use. The site, www.ltsatransact.govt.nz, went live yesterday afternoon. More >>

LTSA expects smooth transition

Thursday, 17 June 2004, 1:04 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority will be working closely with the transport sector review implementation team to ensure a smooth and successful transition to the new transport arrangements. More >>

LTSA ordering 343 Mitsubishi cars off the road

Tuesday, 15 June 2004, 3:30 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority is ordering 343 used imported Mitsubishi Galant and Legnum vehicles with potentially serious brake defects off the road until replacement parts are fitted. More >>

LTSA Recalls Mitsubishi Fuso Trucks & Buses

Friday, 11 June 2004, 11:01 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority is today notifying registered owners of 843 used imported Mitsubishi Fuso trucks and buses that their vehicles require urgent safety inspections. More >>

Road deaths for April-May lowest on record

Tuesday, 1 June 2004, 11:25 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

A record low number of deaths were recorded on New Zealand roads for the months of April and May, following the introduction of "anywhere anytime" speed cameras on April 7. More >>

   

 

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