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Road Safety Subcommittee
The role of the Selwyn District Council Road Safety Subcommittee is to inform, co-ordinate and progress matters relating to road safety in the District for the benefit of all road users. The Sub-committee supports the Council's stated aspiration of "zero road deaths and serious injuries on Selwyn Roads" and any related strategic outcomes and goals. The role of the subcommittee is stated in the Terms of Reference [PDF, 222 KB]. Read the latest agenda/minutes.
Road Safety Strategy
Road crashes impose a massive and unacceptable burden of death, pain and suffering on Selwyn Roads. The road safety strategy is a critical element in the Council's efforts, along with NZ Police and key partners, to reduce crashes and improve road safety. This is done through a long-term, coordinated framework of projects and programmes.
Road Safety Coordinator
Ngaire Tinning Road Safety Co-ordinator (full time)
Phone (03) 347 2901 or (03) 318 8338
Ngaire's role is to co-ordinate road safety campaigns, courses and activities. The campaigns target identified local road safety issues. The courses and activities aim to increase knowledge and skills of Selwyn drivers and motorcyclists.
Road Safety Projects
Ngaire is responsible for the following road safety projects:
- Alcohol/Drug Driving
- Chaos at the school gate/NZTA school road safety
- Driver Distraction
- Seat Belts
- Mature Road Users (CarFit, Confident Driving Courses and Mobility Scooters)
- Live to Ride (motorcycles)
- Speed/Loss of Control (including Winter Driving)
- Speed past schools (incl school buses)
- 40km/h advisory speed rural school zone signs trial
- Youth road safety fund
- Young drivers
- Rail Crossings
Ngaire welcomes enquiries about the above projects or road safety in general.