Part 1 - Why we implement temporary traffic management

How this guide fits into the bigger picture

Part 1 sets out why we have TTM and provides information about the purpose of the NZGTTM. This includes references to relevant legislation, strategy and guides.

In this section you’ll find information on how national legislation, strategies and guidance provide the context for this guide.

In Aotearoa New Zealand, legislation along with national strategy and guidance documents, requires that persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU) must do all things reasonably practicable to keep workers and road users safe.

Part 1 - Why we implement temporary traffic management [PDF, 1.3 MB]

Who should read this?

  • Senior leaders* responsible for organisational systems and processes.
  • Temporary Traffic Management Planner (TTMP).
  • Site Traffic Management Supervisor (STMS).
  • Road workers.
  • Department managers.
  • Corridor manager.
  • Traffic management managers.
  • Project managers.
  • Contract managers.

* Senior leaders include anyone typically in roles like CEO, GM or Regional Manager.