The Ministry of Transport’s latest annual report on the causes of road crashes in New Zealand has been released.
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The latest quarterly road toll report for the September quarter has been released, and shows the road toll has continued to fall.
In August 2011, the then Minister of Transport, Hon
Steven Joyce announced the release of Connecting New
Zealand: a summary of the government’s policy direction
Drivers under 20 are subject to a zero alcohol level. This
initiative is one of several measures from the Safer
Journeys strategy aimed at improving the safety of New
Zealand’s younger drivers.
The second National Infrastructure Plan was released on Monday 4 July 2011. The Plan outlines the government’s 20 year vision for New Zealand’s infrastructure.
The government has asked the Ministry of Transport to
investigate the use of Clifford Bay in Marlborough as a new
sea freight terminal to improve links between major cities
in the North and South Islands, and as a further catalyst
for South Island economic growth.
For all updates on the Christchurch recovery, please visit
the Canterbury Earthquake Recovery Authority website.
The Ministry of Transport is urging boat users not to fish
or anchor in cable protection areas (commonly known as Cable
Protection Zones or CPZs) if they want to avoid the risk of
The Freight Futures: Long-term Sea Freight Scenarios report explores the role of freight transport policy in promoting economic growth by conducting an initial examination of the specific aspects of sea freight movements in the New Zealand context domestically and internationally. The focus is on the important supply and demand factors that influence the efficiency of the sea freight sector.
The government has confirmed plans to change the give ways rules at intersections in New Zealand.