Living Streets Aotearoa is concerned that yet again a coroner’s inquest has laid the blame squarely at the foot of the dead woman. The inquest into the pedestrian death of Vanessa Green in Wellington has found no blame on the driver. It is very difficult to determine a cause of this crash or any other crash after the fact, and it is too easy to blame the victim.
Media Release 4 March 2015
Get out on your feet next Wednesday 11 March Walk2Work Day to celebrate the universal method of getting around and one we do every day – walking, and its natural partner the bus or train.
Media Release 18 December 2014
Living Streets Aotearoa welcomes the final report of the Cycling Safety Panel, with a Government commitment to fund $100 million of improvements for cyclists and a focus on safe speeds.
We are keen to see better cyclist facilities on-road to keep the footpaths safe for pedestrians. There were 41 pedestrian deaths on New Zealand roads to November this year and we look forward to the government urgently addressing the human toll of these shocking statistics.
Following is a press release from NZ School Speeds.
Living Streets Aotearoa supports lower speeds around school and in residential neighourhood.
Media Release 22 November 2014
On World Day of Remembrance for Road Traffic Victims, Sunday 16 November 2014.