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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 Strategy Pages 1 to 18 [PDF, 3505 KB]
Road Safety Strategy Pages 19 to 27 [PDF, 1451 KB]
Road Safety Strategy Pages 28-58 [PDF, 3917 KB]
Road Safety Strategy Appendices [PDF, 1479 KB]

Selwyn Road Safety Action Plan 2016-2017 [PDF, 1845 KB]

The road safety team'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.

Enquiries about any of the above projects or road safety in general can be directed to