Driver safety

It's important for all road users to be and feel safe using the roads in Christchurch. Here are some ongoing road safety campaigns for, new, young and old drivers.

Christchurch City has a Road Safety Action Plan (RSAP)(external link) to identify and record issues for to address local road safety issues across infrastructure, road user safety and enforcement.

Motorcycles, scooters and mopeds

Motorcycle, scooter and moped training is a simple way to lessen your risk and help you enjoy your ride.

Driver distraction

Driver distraction is a contributing factor in fatal crashes and a contributing factor in serious injury crashes.

Young adult drivers

Crash Bash is an educational road safety programme.

Staying safe at intersections

Intersections are among the most dangerous places on the New Zealand road network