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 has a Road Safety Action Plan (RSAP) [PDF, 667 KB] to identify and record issues 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

Restricted drivers are seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal or serious-injury crash.

Staying safe at intersections

Every year there is a high number of intersection crashes in Christchurch.