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The Northland (Te Tai Tokerau) Road Safety website has been developed to promote Northland’s road safety issues and partners. Te Tai Tokerau's strength is in working together to communicate and problem solve.

Road Policing - Seasonal Risk Factors
December/January/February

- Impairment - Motorcycling - Distractions - Young Drivers - Speed - Fatigue - Restraints

Road Deaths Statistics

Local Road fatalities
This Year
State Highway fatalities
This Year
Total
fatalities
This Year
Far North
7
6
13
Whangarei
6
7
13
Kaipara
2
0
2
Northland
15
13
28
National
298

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Road safety is everyone's responsibility
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The Safe System

The Road to Zero Vision -  is a vision of a New Zealand where no one is killed or seriously injured in road crashes. Explore further the Road to Zero strategy here. Explore Road to Zero Action Plan 2020-2022 here.  

Safe System Themes Northland

Safe System Diagram

Safe Roads and Roadsides » Safe Speeds » Safe Road Use » Safe Vehicles »
A safe system increasingly free of death and serious injury

Summer Driving
December/January/February

Injury crash numbers increase 25% on State Highways and 28% on Local Roads in Northland between Spring & Summer.

Travel speed, impairment, not driving to the conditions and not wearing a restraint is still an ongoing issue. WEAR YOUR SEAT-BELT - AT ALL TIMES.

NZ MetService website
Northland Regional Council
Rivers - Drains - Rainfall data

State Highway updates

Current SH Conditions
SH1 Whangarei Improvements
Dedicated Free-phone
0800 4 HIGHWAYS

Also for reporting:

  • SH roading & safety issues
  • Potholes
  • Wandering Stock
  • Slips
  • Flooding
  • Delays
  • Stock Effluent Spills
  • Any safety concerns

Northland's annual road toll over the last 5 years

Northland roads are challenging and unforgiving. The need to reduce the severity and frequency of crashes is the driving force behind the Road to Zero Strategy 2020-2030 and the Road to Zero Action Plan 2020-2022.

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5yr Total Fatal & Serious Injury (FSI) Crashes: 687

Fatal & Serious Injury Crashes In Northland over the last 5 years

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Northland Transport Related Hospitalisations

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Total in 2020
935

Total in 2019
1769

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