Media releases

4 October 2019

A welcome step forward for Otaki to Levin highway

Local communities and drivers in the lower North Island will be welcoming the Government committing to work to improve the highway from Otaki to Levin.

25 September 2019

AA concerned at number of drink drivers avoiding interlocks

Nearly half the drink drivers facing an alcohol interlock are not being sentenced to one, a report from the AA Research Foundation has found.

25 September 2019

Government continues to ignore key road safety projects – AA

The AA is frustrated that urgent upgrades to some of our most dangerous sections of state highway still won’t progress.

19 September 2019

Highway projects top priority for additional funding - AA

The AA is hoping to see much-needed highway safety projects get a boost from newly available funding within the transport budget.

29 August 2019

Safe and sensible decision made on Transmission Gully tolling

NZTA has made a good call to not toll Transmission Gully, says the Automobile Association.

22 August 2019

Light rail delay creates opportunity to accelerate highway projects

The AA is calling on the Government to bring forward critical highway projects while time is spent properly developing the plans for a rapid transit system in Auckland.

16 May 2019

Funding questions remain crucial for getting Wellington moving

How much of the whole Wellington region’s transport budget would be needed to deliver the Let’s Get Wellington Moving (LGWM) package is an immediate question now that the plan is out, says the AA.

18 April 2019

Reducing risks on the road needs better reflection

The AA is asking all drivers to remember to look in the mirror as we head towards the Easter break.

27 February 2019

Compromise the key in Auckland speed limits debate – AA

The AA supports efforts to bring down speeds on high-risk Auckland roads, but will be calling on Auckland Transport (AT) to dial back its proposal for lower speed limits across the city in order to both improve road safety and get lasting buy-in from the public.

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