Why speed en­force­ment?

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100kmh in a 50kmh zone sped by her. The driver was stopped down the road.

‘‘A lot of peo­ple think we’re hiding when we’re out here, but we’re not hiding when we’re stand­ing here in big glow coats, of­ten wav­ing torches. You can’t stand in front of the car bla­tantly laser­ing with­out a risk to your own safety.’’

Pho­tos: EMMA WHIT­TAKER

Watch out: Con­sta­ble Jackie Pearce mon­i­tors the speed of traf­fic on Quay St.

Most speed­ing tick­ets in Auck­land City are given out on Ta­maki Drive, Quay St, and Great North, New North and Hills­bor­ough roads.

Slow down: Su­per­in­ten­dent Mike Cle­ment is urg­ing mo­torists to take no­tice of the lower 4kmh speed tol­er­ance that is in force un­til Jan­uary 31.

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