The Share the Road Campaign
Share the Road is run by the Cycling Action Network (CAN) under contract with New Zealand Transport Agency. CAN has run workshops for commercial drivers, police and for cyclists for almost a decade.
Our stakeholders from the trucking, bus and cycling communities give us vital support.
Our core safety messages
- Driving behind a cyclist? Leave plenty of space
- Cyclists ride further out from the kerb and parked cars because it’s safer
- When you pass a cyclist, leave a buffer of space between you
- Keep control of your bike and the situation
- Ride to be seen and to be predictable
- Choose safe routes
The best way to understand these core messages is to check out our short videos:
Our Advisory Group:
To ensure our work is relevant and effective, we work with an Advisory Group, made up of representatives from: Road Transport Forum, National Road Carriers, Road Transport Association NZ, NZ Trucking, Log Transport Safety Council, Cycling NZ, Cycling Action Network, NZ Police, ACC, Auckland Transport, Bus and Coach Association and NZTA,
Here is the Share the Road team:
Steve is our Bus & Coach Liaison Manager.
Campaign Co-ordinator. Manages the Cycling Confidence and Blind Zone workshop programmes.
Julian Hulls and Nextbike
Julian is an expert facilitator and educator. His company Nextbike contracts to Share the Road to deliver workshops and develop our content.