Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

This is the first of three parts taking an indepth look at the lack of focus on transport safety in Christchurch, more particularly the centre of the city, and how this has been influenced over the past decade more especially. Christchurch is in the position unlike other cities recently of having had its local council’s… Continue reading Central Christchurch Transport Safety In Question [1]

Roundabout Design Safety Issues In Halswell Junction Road, Christchurch

A newspaper report in Christchurch highlights possible design issues in Halswell Junction Road. The video clip supplied shows that the incident in question took place at the roundabout at the intersection of Halswell Junction Road and Alvaston Drive / Hamill Drive. This was originally a T intersection as seen in this 2011 aerial view. Google… Continue reading Roundabout Design Safety Issues In Halswell Junction Road, Christchurch

Robinson Helicopter Safety Highlighted In Coroner’s Report

The safety record of Robinson helicopters in New Zealand is again in the spotlight following the release of a coroner’s report into a fatal crash of a R-44 helicopter near Queenstown on 19 February 2015. TAIC published their investigation report AO-2015-002 in August the following year. Following the receipt of new information the investigation was… Continue reading Robinson Helicopter Safety Highlighted In Coroner’s Report