Three recently released reports by the Ministry of Transport highlight different aspects of road safety.
This page features land specific articles.
From 1 December 2014, the alcohol limit for drivers aged 20 years and over is lower
A Ministry of Transport survey shows most New Zealanders wear safety belts when in the front seat.
The Land Transport Amendment Bill 2013 to lower the drink-driving limits passed its third and final reading yesterday.
Minister Woodhouse signs a new Land Transport Rule that will phase in mandatory ESC for all light passenger and goods vehicles entering the New Zealand
Two recently updated reports from the Ministry of Transport give insights into New Zealanders’ travel patterns.
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2015/16-2024/25 (draft GPS 2015) for formal engagement.
Road Safety Week began yesterday and is a timely reminder to keep your focus on the road.
Getting more New Zealanders to check their tyres is the focus of New Zealand’s first ever Tyre Awareness Week from April 7-13.
A Ministry of Transport survey indicates that nationwide, 96 percent of 5-9 year olds are in some form of restraint when travelling in a motor vehicle.
A proposed timetable for introducing mandatory electronic stability control (ESC) for new and used vehicles imported into New Zealand was announced today.
The Road User Charges Act 2012 introduced the most significant changes to the RUC system since its establishment in 1978. Allen & Clarke evaluate the new system
The provisional road toll for 2013 of 254 was the lowest in the last 60 years. This compares with 308 in 2012, 284 in 2011, and 375 in 2010.
The total annual social cost of road crashes in New Zealand increased by 0.8 percent between 2011 and 2012 to $3.29 billion.
Reducing your driving speed could mean the difference between life and death, which is why the Ministry supports the Police's lower speed enforcement threshold
A Ministry of Transport survey of 29,000 moving vehicles found one in every 40 drivers using a cell phone (2.6 percent).
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee announced today that he has introduced the Land Transport Amendment Bill 2013 to lower the adult drink-driving limits.
The government announced today that it will lower the adult drink-driving limit from 80mg of alcohol per 100ml of blood, to 50mg.
The Ministry’s latest Vehicle Fleet Statistics for the April to June 2013 quarter show there is a continued high level of vehicle replacement.
Associate Transport Minister Michael Woodhouse has announced that a review of taxi driver safety is underway.