Driver safety

It's important for all road users in Christchurch to take responsibility for staying safe by adjusting their speed to the conditions and posted limits, avoiding distractions and being alert at our many intersections

Christchurch has a Road Safety Action Plan (RSAP) [PDF, 596 KB] to identify and record issues to address local road safety issues across infrastructure, road user safety and enforcement.

Motorcycles 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 drivers

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

Onto it at intersections

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

Speed limits map

All roads under the Council’s jurisdiction have enforceable speed limits.