Viewing all entries tagged: road safety

Dangerous driving spot sees NZ-first safety innovation

27 June 2019 Kate Palmer

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Users of a notorious Waikato intersection will benefit from an innovative road safety solution – the first of its kind in New Zealand.

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Opinion: Roads don’t cause crashes, human error does

6 May 2019 Kate Palmer

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Leading safety expert Dr Fergus Tate discusses what people can do to reduce the risk for themselves and other road users.

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Can we be safer on our roads?

1 February 2019 Kate Palmer

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The challenge to design a safe transport system that reduces death and injury, is suitable for a variety of modes of transport and encompasses future modes of transport is almost overwhelming in scale.

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A zero-death vision for 2019

1 February 2019 Kate Palmer

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Just over 30 years ago, the Swedish parliament had an extraordinary debate as politicians tried to decide how many deaths each year were acceptable on their roads. The consensus? None.

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WSP Opus boosts transport expertise

20 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Leading engineering consultancy WSP Opus is delighted to announce the appointment of Dr Fergus Tate as Technical Director, Transport.

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Agencies collaborate to focus on road safety

13 November 2018 Kate Palmer

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Central government and private industry have joined forces in a world-first investigation to assess braking distances on our unique chipseal roads.

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