Raising awareness of the dangers of driver distraction and educating motorists about the importance of vehicle safety was the focus of a combined NZ Transport Agency and police inspection in Katikati this week.
The NZ Transport Agency is advising motorists that the Northern Gateway Johnstones Hill toll road tunnels will be fully closed again over two nights on 18 and 19 May, while the final stage of work to upgrade the tunnel’s traffic management systems is completed.
More than 100 disadvantaged young people in Te Kuiti have gained their restricted drivers licence, thanks to an initiative funded by the NZ Transport Agency and AA, in partnership with Chevron New Zealand and Hyundai New Zealand.
The NZ Transport Agency advises motorists to allow extra time for when travelling around the Bay of Plenty as an annual bridge inspection programme gets underway and work on the Tauranga Eastern Link (TEL) continues.
The NZ Transport Agency advises people travelling on State Highway 1 (SH1) in the Waikato to expect delays and allow extra time to get to their destination, as work on the Waikato Expressway continues.