Watch a short video for an overview of Road to Zero and what we're trying to achieve.
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|00:00||Animation of a car and scooter driving along a road and around a roundabout which look like they are on a map.||NARRATOR: Imagine an Aotearoa New Zealand where everyone can get where they’re going safely.|
|00:06||Animation of cars driving along a road, a car and people at the beach, a car pulling up to a house and the passengers waving.||Where it’s safe to drive to work and home again, to go on a summer holiday roadie or visit whānau.|
|00:14||Animation of a person on a bike and a person running over a map.||Where it’s safe to ride bikes and let tamariki walk to school.|
|00:17||Animation of cars, trucks, bikes, scooters and people moving over a map.||
Where transport improves our health and wellbeing, creating liveable places for our communities.
This is our vision for Aotearoa New Zealand.
|00:26||Animated map folds up and changes to read New Zealand's Road to Zero Te ara ki te ora roadtozero.govt.nz||We’re not there yet, but we have a plan, it’s called Road to Zero.|
|00:32||Map reappears and roads are highlighted, outlining the number 0.||Road to Zero adopts a world leading approach to road safety that says it’s possible to have no loss of life or serious injury on roads.|
|00:40||0 changes to 40% and beneath it 2030 appears. People are moving around the map.||
It sets a target of reducing deaths and serious injuries on our roads by 40% by the year 2030.
To get there, we need your help.
|00:50||Icons appear representing roadworkers, media, councils, community groups, road designers, policy makers, car dealers, insurers, regulators, police, whānau, parents, students and teachers.||Waka Kotahi, media, councils, community groups, road designers, policy makers, car dealers, insurers, regulators, police... whānau, parents, students, teachers and us as individuals, all have a shared responsibility for keeping people safe on our roads.|
|01:07||Animation of a person in a car putting on their seatbelt.||It’s important we all follow the rules and make safe choices when we travel but we all know people make mistakes, so crashes will still happen.|
|01:16||Animation of a car crashing into the back of another car, a safety barrier along the road and a tow truck driving past.||But we can prevent people being killed or seriously injured in these crashes by building a safe transport system that protects people at every turn.|
Animation of a truck and scooter travelling along roads on a map, a car with five stars appearing above it, multiple vehicles travelling along roads in a city, and a car travelling along a road in the country.
|As humans we’re vulnerable in a crash so we need everyone, making safe choices, in safe vehicles, on safe roads and travelling at safe speeds.|
|01:36||Animated map folds up and changes to read New Zealand's Road to Zero Te ara ki te ora roadtozero.govt.nz||
With a well mapped plan and a shared commitment from all of us, we know we can get there.
It takes everyone to get to no one. Mā tātou e kore tētahi e hinga.
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