Road Safety Week New Zealand

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Road Safety Week 6 - 12 May 2019

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Road Safety Week 2019 will take place 6 - 12 May, and the theme will be 'leadership for road safety'. The week coincides with the UN Global Road Safety Week which has the same theme.

Road Safety Week is a community event held annually in May, promoted by Brake but run by you. It's your opportunity to get great publicity and attention for a road safety campaign run by you in your town, company, club, school or kindy. Whoever you are, wherever you live, help raise awareness of the terrible carnage on NZ roads by getting involved in Road Safety Week. Use the links below to sign up, find out more, and get planning!

Sign up
To keep you informed about our next Road Safety Week as it approaches and get free resources to use during the week register now.

You can also order extra resources to support your activities. Find out more.

RSW15 signboardGet planning!
Whether you are a school, kindy, company, emergency or road safety professional, or community group, it's easy to get involved in Road Safety Week. Scroll down this page to find out about the theme of Road Safety Week then check out our Road Safety Week planning tips for ideas of activities to set up.

Raise awareness and fundraise
There are lots of ways to get involved in Road Safety Week, run road safety activities in your school/company/community and fundraise for Brake at the same time. Activities you can do include:
- Beep Beep! Day
- Bright Day
- Virtual Run

If you're raising money for Brake in Road Safety Week find out how to send your money to Brake.

034Road Safety Week 2018 - Belt on, Phone off - Make it a habit

RSW 2018 took place 7 - 13 May. Thanks to everyone who took part! We called on drivers to save lives by not using their phone at the wheel, and called on everyone to protect themselves by always wearing a seatbelt. Thanks to sponsorship from QBE Insurance and NZ Transport Agency we provided free resources to organisations taking part, including two online interactive games. Key messages were also circulated on social media through our Twitter and Facebook pages.

Keep up to date with Brake
Sign up to our Brake bulletin, keeping you up to date with all Brake activities including Road Safety Week .

For more information about Road Safety Week visit the website -

This page is kindly sponsored by QBE Insurance.

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