Three recent crashes on the same section of State Highway 1 north of Dunedin will be investigated in depth by the New Zealand Transport Agency (NZTA), after emergency services attributed the crashes to black ice.
People removing barriers on the Benmore bridge over the Oreti River near Dipton and driving over it are risking their lives, Southland District Council engineering manager Peter Thompson says.
Members of the Southern Steel netball team visited schools in Milton, Balclutha and Clinton yesterday, as part of the "Click it" road safety campaign.
A roadside accident has spurred a Wanaka contractor to foot the bill for an altruistic project to help protect pedestrians.
Claims the design of a kit-set trailer caused it to disintegrate on Dunedin's Southern Motorway have prompted a compensation payment and a national withdrawal by Mitre 10 New Zealand.
A road safety campaign for the Wellington region was launched today by associate transport minister, Otaki MP Nathan Guy.
As the winter months set in, many Dunedin residents will turn their attention to how they will tackle ice-covered roads and treacherous footpaths on the city's snow days.
Wanaka police say they are taking a hard line to drive home a message to speeding motorists ignoring speed limits when passing school buses.
Transport Minister Steven Joyce will attend the Australian Transport Council meeting of Australian federal and state transport ministers in Perth on Friday.
Intersection safety will be under the spotlight in Dunedin over the next fortnight.
The single-lane bridge on State Highway 6 at the Gates of Haast appears likely to be replaced with a sweeping two-lane bridge on a realigned approach, at an estimated cost of $28 million.
Tui Norman rides a maroon mobility scooter to match her magenta jacket.
Cabinet's approval of raising the driving age has met a truckload of criticism, not only from young people, but also from driving instructors.
New cycle lanes in the middle of State Highway 1 through central Dunedin are "incredibly dangerous", the Automobile Association says.
Wanaka resident Simon Darby says new power poles are a potential "deathtrap" for motorists travelling on Cardrona Valley Rd, but the company that owns the poles, Aurora Energy, says public safety is being taken "extremely seriously".
Several roads near the new Wanaka Primary School are undergoing changes to improve traffic safety, which may cause motoring delays over the next two months.
Slow down or risk killing a child. That is the message from Dunedin police after bus drivers contacted them this week concerned about the number of drivers speeding past school buses.
Police in Lawrence are concerned at the number of motorists travelling too fast when passing stationary school buses.
A proposal to get rid of New Zealand's give way to right-turning traffic driving rule has received general support from Dunedin driving instructors.
Police are cautioning motorists and cyclists to respect each other and the road rules in the build-up to the Challenge Wanaka long-distance triathlon this weekend.