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Road users are pleading with the Transport Agency to fast-track safety improvements on a State Highway described by the AA as "the most dangerous in the Wellington region." Audio
The mother of two boys who died after a horrific car crash last Easter says she is shocked and offended at the sentence handed down to the truck driver that killed them. Video, Audio
The grandfather of a Ihaia Maxwell, a teenager killed during a Palmerston North police pursuit, says he doesn't blame the officer involved but hopes police can find other ways of apprehending drivers.
Assistant Commissioner of Road Policing and Prevention, Sandra Venables, talks about the horrific day on NZ roads, in which nine people have lost their lives. Video, Audio
Two young children and a woman were killed after a green station wagon and a white ute collided near Ashburton shortly after 10am this morning. Video, Audio
Our reporter Nita Blake-Persen who is at the scene of this morning's Taupo crash. Video, Audio
Nine people have lost their lives in one of the deadliest days on our roads. In one crash, five members of one family have died. Our reporter Nita Blake-Persen and cameraman Dan Cook have visited the… Video, Audio
Skid marks and pieces of concrete from a power pole are the only grim reminders that remain after a car crashed during a police pursuit in Palmerston North yesterday. Video, Audio
Police Association president Chris Cahill says there are fewer police working on New Zealand's roads, and they have been calling for more front line staff "for some time". Audio
Four people are dead and eight are injured after two cars collided in a tourist spot north of Taupo. Taupo District Mayor David Trewavas joins Checkpoint. Audio
Two people have been killed in a two-car crash north of Christchurch.
A section of State Highway 35 in Gisborne is closed after the fatal crash involving a truck.
Three Taranaki men have received home detention for causing the death of a Hawera grandmother after they deliberately blocked State Highway 3 with metal barriers. Audio
Transport authorities are defending their work on educating foreign drivers, despite new figures showing more than a third of crashes in some regions involved visitors. Audio
Government figures are confirming what many already suspected - there is a correlation between road crashes and overseas drivers - in the South Island at least. Audio
Ministry of Transport figures show more than a third of road crashes in Westland between 2009 and 2013 involved foreign drivers. Audio