It's important for all road users to be and feel safe using the roads in Christchurch. Stay safe on the roads this summer, watch your speed, avoid distractions and where possible keep left, to get to where you’re going safely.
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.
Motorcycle, scooter and moped training is a simple way to lessen your risk and help you enjoy your ride.
Driver distraction is a contributing factor in fatal crashes and a contributing factor in serious injury crashes.
Restricted drivers are seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal or serious-injury crash.
Every year there is a high number of intersection crashes in Christchurch.