Safety

Media releases about safety issues.

17 July 2021

Plenty of questions still to be answered on Golden Mile car ban - AA

Banning private cars from Wellington’s Golden Mile is what the AA expected Let’s Get Wellington Moving’s decision makers to opt for and the challenge they will now have is implementing the change in a way that will work well for people.

13 July 2021

Good mix of carrot and stick in clean car package - AA

The Government’s actions to increase New Zealand’s uptake of low-emissions vehicles announced today is a well-balanced and positive package, says the AA.

10 June 2021

Making NZ’s current vehicles greener critical to emissions goals - AA

Achieving the future targets for reducing transport emissions just released by the Climate Change Commission will need more focus on what New Zealand can do in the present, says the Automobile Association.

28 May 2021

AA wants SH5 priority to be road improvements not speed limit

The AA is calling on authorities to listen to the response from the community on its speed reviews of SH5 and SH51 and prioritise work to fix and upgrade the roads as the best way to improve safety.

29 April 2021

Sunstrike season is here – AA advice for road users

The annual hazard of sunstrike has arrived and the AA is sharing some safety tips for Otago drivers and other road users.

22 March 2021

More road maintenance funding critically needed in Northland - AA

The AA wants a campaign to revitalise road maintenance across the country to start in Northland.

19 March 2021

More road maintenance funding critically needed in Northland - AA

The AA wants a campaign to revitalise road maintenance across the country to start in Northland.

31 December 2020

2020 road deaths a very sad and disappointing result

In a year where New Zealand faced unprecedented change, road deaths have sadly remained largely the same.

21 December 2020

First-time campervan driver? AA shares its top tips for a safe roadie

As Kiwis get set to hit the road in greater numbers than ever before for domestic holidays, the AA Driving School team is appealing to a whole new class of first-time drivers to watch their speed and take their time these holidays.

16 December 2020

AA Motoring’s top tips for getting your car road trip ready

With Christmas just around the corner, AA Motoring is sharing its top tips and tricks for ensuring your vehicle gets you to your summer holiday destination safely. Tyres

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