Transport officials and police are hopeful that drivers this Easter holidays will ensure another fatality-free Easter weekend.

Easter 2012 was the first since records began in 1956 when no-one was killed on our roads. Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse urged New Zealanders to drive safely during the Easter holidays.

The police will be out in force targeting drunk, drugged and dangerous driving to help ensure safe journeys. A tolerance of only four-kilometres an hour above speed limits will be in-force.

The official Easter holiday period runs from 4pm, Thursday 28 March, and ends at 6am, Tuesday 2 April.

For historical Easter road toll information visit:


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