Road safety in Canterbury

Statistics provided by the NZ Transport Agency help us determine the state of road safety in Canterbury. 

Further information about road safety

Further road safety graphs are available here — or feel free to email us with questions. For information on the national approach to road safety, check out Safer Journeys and the New Zealand Road Assessment Programme. You can also email the NZ Transport Agency

For more detailed information about road safety and research click here.

Canterbury Regional Road Safety Working Group

The Canterbury Regional Road Safety Working Group functions as a subcommittee of the Canterbury Regional Transport Committee and oversees the implementation of the Canterbury Road Safety Implementation Plan (PDF File, 1.14MB).

Members share information and provide leadership to promote a Canterbury road system increasingly free of death and injury. Current priorities include working with the Ministry of Education on safer journeys to new schools and intersection safety.

You can view minutes from working group meetings here.

Working group members

Road safety coordinators

Road safety coordinators are local experts on matters to do with road safety in their districts; enquiries regarding road safety and road safety campaigns should be directed to them in the first instance.