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Auckland Transport

Road safety

Auckland Transport is working in partnership with national agencies to improve road safety and reduce the number of people killed or injured on our roads.

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Child safety in cars

Using a correctly-fitted and -sized child restraint will reduce your child’s risk of injury or death in the event of a crash.

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Young drivers

Auckland Transport is committed to reducing the number of crashes involving young drivers.

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Drink driving

Help reduce alcohol-related accidents on our roads. 

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Distractions

Driver distraction results in many serious crashes each year.

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Intersections

Taking risks at intersections can result in serious injury and even death.

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Speeding

Speed is the single biggest road safety issue in NZ today. The faster you drive on the road, the more likely you are to crash.

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Road safety around schools

Increased driver awareness of the presence of children around schools helps reduce the risk of accidents. 

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Improving road safety

Our engineers work with the community to investigate ways to improve safety and promote transport options.


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Road rules

The rules under which traffic operates on our roads are made by the Minister of Transport and administered by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA). Fees, charges, offences and penalties relating to transport rules are prescribed by regulations made by the Governor General.

Senior drivers

Drivers over the age of 75 are legally classed as senior drivers.

Seat belts

Wearing a seat belt reduces your chance of death or serious injury in a crash by 40%

Cycle & pedestrian safety