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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 >>

Young Drink Drivers Targeted Head On

Tuesday, 25 May 2004, 2:27 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Speed, alcohol and modified cars are the theme of a hard hitting, action packed event being held this Friday by the Auckland Youth Development Trust in conjunction with Auckland City Council and Land Transport Safety Authority (LTSA). More >>

April vehicle registrations up 13 percent

Thursday, 6 May 2004, 12:24 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Vehicle registrations for the month of April were up 13.1 percent on last year, according to Land Transport Safety Authority figures. More >>

If you're prepared to speed, be prepared to kill

Monday, 19 April 2004, 1:15 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

If you're prepared to speed, be prepared to kill Drivers who are prepared to speed should be prepared to kill – that’s the stark message of New Zealand's latest road safety television ad which went to air last night (Sunday 18 April). More >>

Road safety the focus of 2004 World Health Day

Thursday, 8 April 2004, 5:51 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The World Health Organisation (WHO) has chosen road safety as the theme of this year's World Health Day, an event held each year on April 7 to mark the organisation's establishment in 1948. More >>

www.uptoscratch.govt.nz - road safety information

Wednesday, 7 April 2004, 2:44 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The LTSA is encouraging people to visit the new website www.uptoscratch.govt.nz to access road safety information and to get their driving up to scratch. More >>

New ad a lesson in the physics of speed

Monday, 5 April 2004, 10:26 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

New Zealand's latest road safety ad offers drivers a simple but compelling lesson on why a small increase in speed makes a big difference in crash severity. More >>

More five star crash test results good news for NZ

Wednesday, 24 March 2004, 4:48 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

New Zealand car buyers have more choice than ever when it comes to vehicles offering the highest level of occupant protection. More >>

Kiwi driver TV test results an eye-opener

Tuesday, 23 March 2004, 4:32 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Land Transport Safety Authority hopes Kiwi drivers will think about brushing up on the road code in the wake of a televised test of our knowledge of road rules and road safety. More >>

ACC & LTSA encourage restricted drivers DriveSmart

Thursday, 26 February 2004, 11:14 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

But in the first months that young restricted drivers have the key to the highway, their inexperience greatly increases the risk they will crash. More >>

New Zealand Road Safety Innovation Awards Winners

Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 11:48 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Dairy company Fonterra has taken top prize at the inaugural New Zealand Road Safety Innovation awards for a comprehensive programme aimed at improving the safety of the company's large fleet of milk tankers. The award will be presented today (February ... More >>

New Zealand Road Safety Innovation Awards Winners

Tuesday, 24 February 2004, 11:47 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

Dairy company Fonterra has taken top prize at the inaugural New Zealand Road Safety Innovation awards for a comprehensive programme aimed at improving the safety of the company's large fleet of milk tankers. The award will be presented today (February ... More >>

New road for advertising campaign

Monday, 23 February 2004, 11:49 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

A new television ad which went to air this Sunday (22 February) marks the beginning of the next phase of road safety advertising in New Zealand, aimed at mobilising the silent majority of law-abiding drivers to speak out, reject dangerous behaviour ... More >>

Small rise in January vehicle registrations

Monday, 9 February 2004, 1:44 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Vehicle registrations for January were up 3.4 percent on last year, according to figures released today by the Land Transport Safety Authority. More >>

Speed taking too many young lives - LTSA

Friday, 30 January 2004, 1:47 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The deadly combination of too much speed and too little driving experience has claimed a dozen teenage lives on New Zealand roads already this year. More >>

Vehicle registrations up 15 percent for December

Tuesday, 6 January 2004, 5:16 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

Vehicle registrations for December 2003 were up 14.8 percent from the previous year, according to figures from the Land Transport Safety Authority. More >>

2003/2004 holiday road deaths fewest in 38 years

Monday, 5 January 2004, 2:22 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

The 2003/2004 holiday period has ended with a provisional figure of 12 road deaths, down from 17 last year and the lowest figure for a holiday period since 1966/67, when nine people were killed. The deadliest holiday period on record was 1972/73, ... More >>

Drive safely these holidays

Friday, 19 December 2003, 10:47 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

The Christmas holiday period is a particularly dangerous time on New Zealand roads. Over the past five years there have been an average of 20 deaths and 385 injuries from road crashes over the Christmas-New Year period. More >>

LTSA Welcomes New Driver Education Scheme

Tuesday, 25 November 2003, 10:54 am | Land Transport Safety Authority

New Zealand's top road safety advisory panel has welcomed the Government's announcement of a new education initiative encouraging New Zealanders to keep their driving knowledge 'up to scratch'. More >>

Traffic volume a factor in crash numbers for 2003

Friday, 21 November 2003, 2:42 pm | Land Transport Safety Authority

LTSA traffic surveys show the total number of vehicle kilometres traveled (VKT) on New Zealand roads has increased by 7.5% since 2001, when the last surveys were carried out. Petrol deliveries increased by 8% in the 12 months to June 2003, suggesting ... More >>

   

 
 
 
 
 

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