Road Safety Programmes


Road Safety Rotorua

Council offers a number of Road Safety programmes in the District to aiRoad safety logo_PNG_Websiteversion_200px.pngd its vision for a city that everyone can travel around safely and freely. 

Thanks to the​ generous team at Rotorua Ford Mazda, the Safe and Sustainable Journeys team can take their important kōrero out on the road.​​​ Rotorua Ford & Mazda sponsor this vehicle which enables the team to attend events across the district, like the annual Road Safety Expo, telling people the importance of staying safe on the roads.​

For more information on any of these programmes or to register interest in getting involved, contact us on 
07 348 4199 or

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Senior Driver programmes

​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​​Road Safety Rotorua offers two road safety programmes for drivers over the age of 65; Agewise/Staying Safe Driver Refresher course and Driving On. The aim of both programmes is to increase the knowledge of senior drivers out on the roads, and bring them up to speed with the most current road rules.​

Find out more or sign up here

Young​ Driver programmes

​​Council offers a young driver course during the school holidays each year, called Driver Directions. ​​​​​​​​​​Drivers on their restricted licence are seven times more likely to be involved in a fatal or serious injury crash than any other drivers.

Find out mor​e​ or sign up here

Alcohol Impairment Education Programme

The Alcohol Impairment Education Programme, or AIEP, is free for members of our community referred from the Department of Corrections, and/or Police.  Developed to motivate a change in participant attitude and behaviour by providing them with the tools and support to undertake change, since the programmes conception in 2013 we have had a non-reoffending rate of 93%.​​​​

To enquire about the AIEP, contact

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Page reviewed: 28 Sep 2020 12:28pm