Introduction – Crossing Safety in Waimakariri District [1]

Waimakariri District Council is a territorial authority in North Canterbury with a boundary that borders Christchurch City, Selwyn District, Hurunui District and the South Pacific Ocean. The main population of Waimakariri District is situated in the eastern coastal region of its territory, close to State Highway 1, State Highway 71 and the Main North railway… Continue reading Introduction – Crossing Safety in Waimakariri District [1]

Variety Of Responses To Koromiko Crash Deaths

News reports from Sunday 19th June are that a van carrying nine people crossed the centre line on a curve in SH1 near Koromiko and collided with a refrigerated truck heading south. Seven in the van were killed, whilst the driver of the truck received minor injuries. The location is believed to be at 41°20’2.70″S… Continue reading Variety Of Responses To Koromiko Crash Deaths

Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles

[Please note: TSBNZ does not claim particular expertise in roading design. Hence posts on this subject are largely written from a longstanding interest in surface transport issues and practical observations of surface transport infrastructure design in large New Zealand cities.] This post attempts to look at some basic issues of intersection design and how these… Continue reading Christchurch’s Dangerous Intersections [2]: Basic Principles