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Heavy vehicle safety research launched

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Four serious collisions between heavy vehicles and trains in three months have highlighted a worrying trend, according to rail safety charity TrackSAFE NZ, which is launching a research project to help improve safety for heavy vehicle drivers around railway level crossings.   Read more

Get off "autopilot" at level crossings

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A joint NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ campaign targeted at improving driver awareness at railway level crossings is underway in the Ruapehu district. The ‘Expect a train’ campaign aims to get local drivers off ’autopilot’ mode when crossing rural railway tracks.   Read more

Pedestrians wearing headphones targeted in new campaign

Monday, August 14, 2017

A rise in rail incidents involving pedestrians wearing headphones is being targeted in a new safety campaign that is being launched by Associate Transport Minister Tim Macindoe for Rail Safety Week at the Wellington Railway Station today.  Read more

Surge in motorists risking their safety on level crossings

Friday, June 02, 2017

KiwiRail and Tracksafe NZ are warning Auckland motorists to take more care as the number of vehicles hitting protective barrier arms at level crossings surges.  Read more

ILCAD launches in NZ

Friday, June 02, 2017

TrackSAFE Foundation New Zealand is again pleased to join the many countries around the world supporting International Level Crossing Awareness Day (ILCAD) on 2 June 2017.  This year we are focussing on the distraction dangers posed by modern technology, including mobile phones and headphones.  Read more

Concerns about children’s safety at Tawa crossing

Thursday, April 20, 2017

TrackSAFE NZ is concerned about the behaviour and safety of young people in Tawa at level crossings following a second near miss in four months.  Read more

Safety Leadership Award Announced

Friday, February 17, 2017

Rail industry safety expert Robert (Bob) Lupton was today announced as the inaugural winner of the TrackSAFE NZ Safety Leadership Award.  Read more

Jerome Kaino gets involved in Rail Safety Week

Thursday, August 18, 2016

It’s Rail Safety Week again and this year’s theme of “Expect Trains” is aimed at encouraging people to look up from their devices and be aware when travelling across level crossings.  Read more

Distracted pedestrians targeted in new rail safety campaign

Monday, August 15, 2016

A new campaign aimed at reminding people to stay alert and cross carefully at railway level crossings is being launched by Transport Minister Hon Simon Bridges at the Wellington Railway Station on Monday morning.  Read more

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Heavy vehicle safety research launched

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Four serious collisions between heavy vehicles and trains in three months have highlighted a worrying trend, according to rail safety charity TrackSAFE NZ, which is launching a research project to help improve safety for heavy vehicle drivers around railway level crossings.   Read more

Get off "autopilot" at level crossings

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

A joint NZ Transport Agency, KiwiRail and TrackSAFE NZ campaign targeted at improving driver awareness at railway level crossings is underway in the Ruapehu district. The ‘Expect a train’ campaign aims to get local drivers off ’autopilot’ mode when crossing rural railway tracks.   Read more

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Heavy vehicle safety research launched

Wednesday, November 15, 2017


Four serious collisions between heavy vehicles and trains in three months have highlighted a worrying trend, according to rail safety charity TrackSAFE NZ, which is launching a research project to help improve safety for heavy vehicle drivers around railway level crossings.   Read more

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