Welcome to South Canterbury
Most crashes in this area involve tired drivers, loss of control due to speed (especially on unsealed roads), distraction, or not keeping left on the road and in bends.
The Used Car Safety Ratings charts included in this report provide you with the crash safety rating for the driver. They show you how well each vehicle protects its driver from death or serious injury in a crash.
Most fatal and serious crashes happened on local rural roads. Current issues in all three districts are: