News about road safety education

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  • Rosmini College Auckland Safe Transport online project

    June 17 2014.  A Rosmini College instructor is spreading the word about a project that encourages students to explore transport safety, and connects local students with their peers around the country and the world.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/Rosmini-College-Safe-Transport-project
  • A new angle on road safety

    June 10 2014: Setting the scene engages students in trigonometry calculations.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/a-new-angle-on-road-safety
  • Quiet electric trains prompt introduction of new curriculum resources

    June 3 2014. The NZ Transport Agency has made curriculum resources available online to help primary students understand potential dangers around railroad tracks.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/auckland/quiet-electric-trains-prompt-introduction-of-new-curriculum-resources
  • MacKays to Peka Peka project surveys in real time

    May 30 2014. Road crews are moving 3.5 million cubic meters of earth in the MacKays to Peka Peka project, and there isn’t a single wooden surveyor’s peg in sight to guide them.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/mackays-to-peka-peka-project-surveys-in-real-time
  • 2014 Road Safety Week aims to focus attention on the road

    21 May 2014. Road Safety Week is in full swing, and recent headlines of traffic crashes underscores the necessity of getting the message out to as many people as possible. Being safe on the road means saving lives.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/2014-road-safety-week-aims-to-focus-attention-on-the-road
  • Memorial Park News: Historic Building begins journey to posterity

    19 May 2014. A national historic building will began its move to posterity on 19 May 2014, one 2.54cm at a time.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/wellington/memorial-park-news-historic-building-begins-journey-to-posterity
  • Road safety curriculum resources unpacked for secondary schools

    19 May 2014. Impressing upon students the importance of road safety may be easier now for educators and road safety coordinators in Waimakariri District.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/canterbury/road-safety-curriculum-resources-unpacked-for-secondary-schools
  • What’s new and exemplary for walking & cycling in NZ?

    12 May 2014. Reward a business, organisation, or champion helping make NZ better for cycling and/or walking, by nominating them for a National Award.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/whats-new-and-exemplary-for-walking-and-cycling-in-nz
  • Safer Journeys for Schools – Guidelines for School Communities

    05 May 2014. The NZ Transport Agency and Auckland Transport has produced Safer Journeys for Schools – Guidelines for School Communities to support parents, school staff, boards of trustees and students to improve road safety in their local community.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/safer-journeys-for-schools-guidelines-for-school-communities
  • Scooter safety tips to share

    April 14 2014. Students are allowed by law to ride scooters on footpaths. A collection of tips and best practice examples will help schools ensure safe journeys.

    http://education.nzta.govt.nz/news/national/scooter-safety-tips-to-share
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