The NZ Transport Agency says it hopes the hugely positive response to its new drink-drive ad campaign is a sign that young New Zealanders are ready to take up the challenge of speaking up when a mate is about to drive drunk.
The Automobile Association and New Zealand Transport Agency today announced the Ford Ranger 4x4 dual cab ute and Honda CR-Z sports car had both achieved the top safety rating of 5-stars in the Australasian New Car Assessment Programme.
The New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA) says from the middle of next month motorists can look forward to a smoother ride along the northbound section of State Highway 1 (SH1) on Crawford Street in Dunedin.
Improvements to public transport and state highways, a strong focus on road safety, better customer service and good progress on delivering seven Roads of National Significance projects are among the achievements highlighted in the NZ Transport Agency's annual report for the year ended 30 June 2011, now available online.
There has been an overwhelming community response to the invitation from the NZ Transport Agency to take a once-in-a-lifetime walk through the Victoria Park Tunnel before it opens to traffic and the event is fully booked out.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that tomorrow it will begin sealing the new sections of road on the State Highway 2 Rimutaka Hill Road as part of the Muldoon's Corner realignment safety improvements.
Work on state highway improvements in Auckland and Northland will stop tomorrow morning (Friday, 21 October) with the NZ Transport Agency anticipating roads will be busy this Labour Day weekend with both Rugby World Cup 2011 fans and those people driving to holiday destinations.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers who use the Northern Gateway Toll Road on State Highway 1 to plan ahead and pay their tolls before they drive this Labour Weekend. It will be particulary busy travelling to and from Auckland as it also coincides with the Rugby World Cup 2011 final at Eden Park this Sunday.
The NZ Transport Agency will open two of the Victoria Park Tunnel's three lanes to traffic on Monday, 7 November, at the end of a week of intensive work to divert northbound motorway lanes underground from the existing Victoria Park flyover.