Price on: raising the speed limit
Speed limits are a touchy subject for Kiwis, with each side of the fence firmly divided on the matter: you either think raising it is the best thing ever or that it will cause the biggest increase in road deaths since the advent of the motor vehicle. Either way, when the NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) started talking about it, it was reported (albeit incorrectly) that the entire country would see an increase in speed across our roads, regular columnist Greg Price jumped in to pen his thoughts on the situation.
Turns out that the NZTA’S plans are not as they would appear, and Greg breaks down what was and is being proposed. Search ‘speed limit’ to find the full article.