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Survey Data Shows Young Passengers React Positively To Safe Road Behaviour

Monday, 20 May 2024, 3:27 pm | Road Safety Education

In a landmark study of over 860 students participating in Australia and New Zealand’s largest road safety education program, RYDA, students have clearly shown the driver behaviours that make them feel safe, and those they rate negatively. More >>

It’s Raining, It’s Pouring – Tips For Driving In Wet Weather

Tuesday, 12 July 2022, 7:18 pm | Road Safety Education

Whether it’s sprinkling or pouring, driving in the rain can be stressful and dangerous. Wet roads impact the way your vehicle handles and heavy rain can add hazards (like falling rocks and trees) and reduce visibility significantly. After a long dry spell, ... More >>

Road Safety Partnership To Support Education For Young Drivers & Passengers

Friday, 25 February 2022, 9:15 am | Road Safety Education

10,000 secondary school students will get a chance to learn road safety practices with support from VTNZ who have recently partnered with Road Safety Education Limited (RSE). VTNZ has signed a partnership agreement with RSE to sponsor the RYDA programme, ... More >>

Programme Works To Put A Stop To Youth Road Trauma

Tuesday, 25 May 2021, 8:52 am | Road Safety Education

We see it in the news almost daily. Accidents, injuries and deaths on our roads are a significant issue, one exacerbated by an ever-increasing number of vehicles and the many regional state highways and rural roads in our region. But for young ... More >>

Leading Road Safety Educator Calls For Global Road Citizens During The Pandemic

Friday, 1 May 2020, 1:40 pm | Road Safety Education

We all know that stress can affect our decision-making process. Heightened emotions such as stress, anger or upset are a form of cognitive distraction which can significantly impede drivers' ability to spot and respond to hazards. Any number of stressors can ... More >>

Christmas Road Safety

Thursday, 19 December 2019, 8:08 am | Road Safety Education

We’ve all heard that old Bing Crosby Christmas song, “I’ll be home for Christmas”, a poignant reminder to us all of the importance of being amongst family at such a special time of year. More >>

Survey reveals young drivers are feeling threatened on roads

Friday, 21 December 2018, 4:15 pm | Road Safety Education

New survey reveals young drivers are feeling threatened on our roads Let’s extend the gift of goodwill this Christmas as new survey reveals young drivers are feeling threatened on our roads. It’s that time of year again. The time where we see advertisements ... More >>

Road safety educator calls for increased vigilance

Friday, 20 October 2017, 9:16 am | Road Safety Education

New Zealand’s largest Youth Road Safety Educator, is sending a timely reminder to keep road safety front of mind when travelling this Labour weekend. They are asking drivers and passengers to commit to giving the road their full attention to keep ... More >>

What is Happening to Our Road Toll?

Wednesday, 11 October 2017, 10:21 am | Road Safety Education

After a horror weekend on NZ roads not for profit Road Safety Education Limited (RSE) supports the policepledge to drivers to take more responsibility on the country's roads. More >>

Orange Day parade highlights road safety this Friday

Monday, 28 August 2017, 4:43 pm | Road Safety Education

Wellington City Council is thrilled to once again support the Orange Day parade, the annual Road Patrollers March for Road Safety, happening this Friday 1 September. More >>

Wear Yellow this week to support bringing down our road toll

Thursday, 4 May 2017, 12:01 pm | Road Safety Education

Communities across New Zealand will be calling on drivers to #SlowDown as part of UN Global Road Safety Week 2017 (8-14 May), to help save lives on NZ roads. More >>

50,000 students have attended road safety progamme

Wednesday, 8 March 2017, 4:13 pm | Road Safety Education

Getting behind the wheel of a car as a young driver or passenger is said to be among the most dangerous things a person will do in their entire life. More >>

NZ Road Statistics Are Greater than World Airline Fatalities

Friday, 10 February 2017, 4:22 pm | Road Safety Education

While the world reels in horror each time there is an aircraft crash and people are killed with families aching with grief, we seem to be complacent when many hundreds of people are killed on our roads. More >>

This New Year – Road Safety is Everyone’s Business

Wednesday, 11 January 2017, 8:35 am | Road Safety Education

2016 will undoubtedly go down as one of the worst years in recent history for road crash fatalities in New Zealand. However, the opportunity is looming to turn those statistics around by making New Year’s resolutions about our driving patterns and ... More >>

Tips for Staying Safe on Our Roads

Monday, 26 December 2016, 8:04 pm | Road Safety Education

Tips for Staying Safe on Our Roads During the Holiday Season December 27, 2017 This is the time of the year when more young people are driving to visit families and holiday destinations to enjoy a well deserved break. And while there’s still time ... More >>

Key to a Safe Christmas Holiday Driving is Being Prepared

Thursday, 22 December 2016, 9:17 am | Road Safety Education

The Christmas/New Year holiday season is tantalisingly close. Holiday breaks, which have been planned for months, Christmas shopping, parties, celebrating and taking off on the traditional New Zealand road trip. More >>

Lack of Road Safety Education Costing Young Lives

Monday, 26 September 2016, 11:53 am | Road Safety Education

Not for profit agency Road Safety Education Limited (RSE) recently released four year social impact study shows that the gap between driver licensing and road safety education is a large contributing factor to the death of youth on New Zealand roads. More >>

Efforts to Bring Maori Youth Road Toll Down Welcomed

Friday, 9 September 2016, 11:52 am | Road Safety Education

New Zealand Firsts recent announcement on road safety and an investment in youth road safety education in particular is welcomed by Road Safety Education. (2) More >>

Groundbreaking Study into Youth Road Trauma

Thursday, 1 September 2016, 1:57 pm | Road Safety Education

A groundbreaking study into the social impact of education on youth road trauma has revealed significant knowledge gaps in driver training in the lead up to gaining a drivers licence. More >>

Drugged driving initiative welcomed by Road Safety Education

Friday, 26 August 2016, 12:56 pm | Road Safety Education

The governments recent announcement to crack down on drugged driving is welcomed by Road Safety Education. (5) More >>





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