The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) will begin a trial of variable speed limits outside rural schools next month as part of the agency's ongoing effort to reduce serious crashes and improve safety on rural New Zealand roads.
The AA and the New Zealand Transport Agency today announced that Mercedes-Benz B-Class compact sports tourer and Viano van have achieved the highest possible safety ratings in the latest Australasian New Car Assessment Programme (ANCAP).
The public will have a once in a lifetime opportunity to walk along part of State Highway 3 and see the Manawatu Gorge slip site up close, with a charity open day being held this Sunday (20 May) in support of the Palmerston North Rescue Helicopter.
The NZ Transport Agency says that it is aiming to reopen State Highway 3 through the Manawatu Gorge by the end of May, although full two way unrestricted operation is still likely to be around four months away.
The NZ Transport Agency says updated results from the new practical driver testing regime should serve as a reminder to learner drivers that a high level of preparation and practice are needed to pass the new tests.
The NZ Transport Agency is applauding the efforts of the international road safety charity Brake NZ to encourage New Zealanders from all walks of life to think about how they can help reduce needless deaths and injuries on our roads.
The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has welcomed the release of the Board of Inquiry's draft decision to approve the regulatory consents applications by the NZTA, Porirua City Council and Transpower for the Transmission Gully project.