Getting you from A to B safely

Safe driving landscape

In everything we do, safety is always top of mind. As a Red Bus customer, we take your well-being seriously and take industry-leading steps to ensure you get to where you’re going in comfort and complete safety.

Independent safety accreditation.

5 Star NZTA Operator safety rating

Red Bus holds a 5 Star rating under the New Zealand Transport Agency Operator Safety Rating system - the highest rating available in New Zealand - measured by consistent compliance with national safety standards.


Tertiary ACC accreditation

Red Bus has Tertiary ACC Accreditation - the highest ACC level. Independent auditing of our Health and Safety systems and processes by ACC. We are on the right track in achieving a safe workplace.

Our June 2019 audit has confirmed we meet the standards of AS/NZ 4801:2002.


Best practice for safe service.


Our drivers all receive Safe and Fuel Efficient Driver (SAFED) training. They undergo this program to make the public transport sector safer for you and other road users.



Real time driver feedback on key driving performance measures; providing a comfortable, smooth ride.

Random drug & alcohol testing

Fatigue management programme

Ensures drivers are alert and fresh.

Driver support team

Available 20 hours a day/7 days a week.

Front door safe access policy on school charters