Go Well Through Winter 2014

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Go Well Through Winter 2014

Do you know all the ins and outs of safe walking and cycling in the Wellington region? Test your knowledge with this quiz. Provide your email address below and go in the draw to win a new set of top quality bike lights, and a quality reflective jacket from Bike Barn. We will also email you (later in April) with a discount voucher for good quality bike lights.


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    The transport results of the 2013 census were recently released. What trend was seen in Wellington City between 2006 and 2013? 
    • A. 

      A 10% reduction in walking and cycling to work

    • B. 

      No significant change

    • C. 

      A 12% increase in walking and cycling to work

    • D. 

      A 23% increase in walking and cycling to work

  • 2. 
    In rush hour traffic it can take around 20 minutes to drive from Northland shops to arrive at an office on Lambton Quay. It costs around $2 in petrol and $14 in parking.  How long does it take to walk and cycle the journey (hint: you can use the walking and cycling journey planner)
    • A. 

      59 minutes to walk, 15 minutes to cycle.

    • B. 

      45 minutes to walk, 20 minutes to cycle.

    • C. 

      40 minutes to walk, 12 minutes to cycle.

    • D. 

      34 minutes to walk, 9 minutes to cycle.

  • 3. 
    A forward facing white or yellow light, and a rear facing red light are legal requirements for cycling at night. When should you change the batteries in your lights?
    • A. 

      Before winter, and whenever you can notice any reduction in illumination from its maximum.

    • B. 

      When it is below 50% of regular strength

    • C. 

      When it no longer turns on

  • 4. 
    According to the New Zealand Household Travel Survey, January has the highest percentage of trips to work made by walking or cycling. What month has the next highest levels of walking and cycling to work?
    • A. 

      February

    • B. 

      July

    • C. 

      March

    • D. 

      November

  • 5. 
    • A. 

      106

    • B. 

      264

    • C. 

      348

    • D. 

      2900

  • 6. 
    How many pedestrians feature in the picture below
    • A. 

      2

    • B. 

      3

    • C. 

      4

    • D. 

      5

  • 7. 
    An auntie, a son and a father all feature in NZTA’s new cycle safety campaign.  What is the key message for drivers:   “See the ___________, share the road”
    • A. 

      Cyclist

    • B. 

      Biker

    • C. 

      Human

    • D. 

      Person

  • 8. 
    True or False. When you are walking or cycling at night, bright coloured clothing is more effective than reflective gear for being seen.
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 9. 
    What is the purpose of the road feature below
    • A. 

      A place for people on bikes to cross the road

    • B. 

      An automatic light trigger box for bikes

    • C. 

      A stopping area for cyclists at traffic lights designed to give people on bikes a safer place to stop, in full view of other vehicles.

    • D. 

      A place to park your bike.

  • 10. 
    When travelling at 30kph, it takes a car 13 metres to come to a stop. How many metres does it take a car travelling at 50kph to come to a stop?
    • A. 

      15

    • B. 

      21

    • C. 

      28

    • D. 

      35