This research project, which was undertaken between 2003 and 2006, aimed to improve the understanding of the effect that environmental factors (eg rainfall and detritus) have on the variation of measured skid resistance, both in the short and longer term. Phase 1 of the research was a field study of seven sites in the Auckland and Northland regions over 2.5+ years, with regular skid resistance...
The NZ Transport Agency's (NZTA) factsheets provide information on transport safety, standards and processes.
All our factsheets are available on this web site and can be printed directly from the site.
Many of our factsheets are also available from the NZTA's agents and regional offices in a...
This report develops an indicator framework for measuring the contribution of land transport to the aggregate wellbeing of New Zealanders. The starting point is viewing transport as an input into the generation of wellbeing, reflecting the role of transport as a technology that enables human interaction, trade and other activities. Transport improves wellbeing if it better facilitates these...
Help a friend or relative stay mobile - safely. This booklet highlights some ways you can help the older driver in your life to stay mobile safely.
A whānau and caregivers guide to safer journeys for children.
If you currently use a mobility scooter or power chair or are considering using one in the future - this booklet is for you.
This guide provides information on the driver licence renewal process and tips to help you keep moving. It also contains guidelines for assessing your own driving ability and resources to help you plan ahead in case you need to give up driving for any reason.
This publication has been updated to reflect the two changes to the give way rules that came into effect on 25 March...
This is an information sheet for parents/caregivers of young drivers. It provides information on the free tools available to help them stay involved in their teen's driving.
These guidelines address cyclist training skills to prepare trainees to cycle confidently on the road. The guidelines have been developed to cater for a range of trainees and suit both school and adult training environments. The guidelines are based on a number of outcomes to ensure that demonstrated ability is achieved at each grade.
This publication has been updated to reflect...
This is a guide for parents/caregivers and teachers to advise them on the correct installation of child restraints.
It is available in six versions: English, Māori, Samoan, Tongan, Korean and Chinese.
This is a guide for people who are considering becoming a child restraint technician.
This publication contains helpful information for older drivers who want to renew their driver licence. It explains the renewal process and medical requirements and gives advice on preparing for any On Road Safety Test which may be required.
The purpose of this guide is to provide an easy-to-read, step-by-step set of instructions on the procedure for undertaking a CSR. This guide also includes instructions that explain the results and outputs from a CSR.
Guidelines for making a school travel plan.
Motorists need to be extra careful when passing a stationary school bus where children are getting on or off. Always reduce your driving speed to 20km/h when passing the bus and keep an eye out for children who are walking to catch the bus, or leaving it.
Road safety tips for parents and caregivers of children under five.
This booklet is for community groups or local government staff working on transport problems in rural areas and small towns. It describes a process for identifying the cause of the problem, finding partners and selecting a solution. Solutions range from reducing or removing the need to travel by bringing services/goods into the community or using technology, making use of vehicles already in the...
This factsheet outlines the requirements for, and operation of, kea crossings addressed primarily at the the school community - board, teachers and parents.
The whānau and caregivers guide on Feet First Walk to School Every Week is a booklet that encourages students, whānau and caregivers to make the journey to school on foot for at least once a week, every week.
The booklet discusses the benefits for parents and children of walking to school and looks at practical ways they can make it happen.
A practical guide to assist the decision-making process in planning for community prgrammes.
Note: The Demand Management Community Programmes Activity class is currently under review, new guidance will be available in early in 2010.