Inquiry into the Incidence and Prevention of Pedestrian Accidents

Terms of Reference


On 7 March 2005, the Road Safety Committee resolved pursuant to Section 33 (3) of the Parliamentary Committees Act 2003, to review the recommendations made on pedestrian safety and report to Parliament on:

  1. The Road Safety Committee’s report on Walking Safely, Inquiry into the Incidence and Prevention of Pedestrian Accidents, tabled in Parliament, June 1999; and
  2. The Government Response to the report tabled in Parliament, May 2000.

In particular the Committee shall examine:

  1. The implementation of the recommendations accepted and supported by Government;
  2. The recommendation not supported by Government and whether this recommendation needs to be re-presented in original or modified form;
  3. New countermeasures to reduce pedestrian trauma, and
  4. Any other issues relevant to this Inquiry.