2017 AA Election Calls

In the lead up to the 2017 NZ General Election, the AA called on all political parties to commit to 10 actions to improve the safety and efficiency of New Zealand’s roads over the coming three years.

  1. Seatbelts – reduce lives lost from people not wearing seatbelts.

  2. Drink drivers – expand the alcohol interlock initiative to reduce drink driving.

  3. Drugged drivers – give police the technology to test and catch drugged drivers.

  4. Safe passing – create more safe passing opportunities.

  5. Regional road improvements – lift the safety standards of regional roads.

  6. Visiting drivers – extend initiatives nationally to help visiting drivers to be safer.

  7. Red light cameras – install more red light cameras at key intersections nationwide.

  8. Congestion – establish a congestion reduction taskforce.

  9. Vehicle safety – require motor vehicle traders and rental companies to display vehicle safety ratings.

  10. Fuel prices – require service stations to display all fuel prices on price boards.

 Read the AA's 2017 Election Calls

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