Safety

Media releases about safety issues.

22 May 2020

Council needs to make fast u-turn on George St - AA

The AA is urging Dunedin City Council to listen to its people and reverse the ill-conceived changes it has made on George Street.

19 May 2020

Let last piece of Waikato Expressway out of lockdown - AA

After years without progress, now is the time to finally deliver the Cambridge to Piarere section of the Waikato Expressway, says the AA.

5 May 2020

Long-neglected road repairs must be part of virus response - AA

The AA is urging the Government to finally repair SH4 (“the Paraparas”) as part of the Covid-19 economic recovery package.

5 May 2020

Now is the time for highway upgrade to take off at Ohakea

The economic recovery from the Covid-19 crisis provides a perfect opportunity to make essential upgrades to SH1 at the Ohakea air base, says the AA.

30 April 2020

Government must seize the day on Wellington highway upgrades

After years without progress, now is the time for critical highway improvements in the Wellington region to finally happen, says the AA.

28 April 2020

AA asks Members to only call if urgent as it forecasts record-breaking day

The AA is asking its Members to only request Roadservice assistance if urgent as it works through a backlog of calls, on what is shaping up to be the busiest day on record.

24 April 2020

Government must seize the day on Woodend Bypass

After decades without progress, now is the time for the Woodend Bypass to finally happen, says the AA.

15 April 2020

Super-charge road safety and maintenance investment now: AA

The AA is calling on the Government to super-charge investment in key areas of road safety and for road maintenance in order to help stimulate the economy in the wake of the Coronavirus pandemic.

9 April 2020

AA urges home-trips not road-trips this Easter

For the first time ever, the AA is urging its Members not to get behind the wheel this Easter.

28 January 2020

New law means wheel clampers can’t charge more than $100

The Automobile Association (AA) and Consumer NZ are advising motorists that if their vehicle is wheel clamped, they should not be charged more than $100 to release the clamp. A recent amendment to the Land Transport Act, which took effect in January, caps clamping fees at $100.

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