The NZ Transport Agency is seeking comments on the draft Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule 2014.
"Injury & Non-injury crash social costs in Northland between 2012-2016 are $1382.43m"
"A pedestrian hit at 30km/h has a 90 percent chance of surviving. A pedestrian hit at 50km/h has a 30 percent chance. The risks for vulnerable pedestrians, such as the elderly or children, are higher again."
"2yo - Most children injured are toddlers, aged 2yrs in driveway run overs. "
"29% of Northland injury crashes are caused by poor observation"
"It’s not safe to use a device even when stopped at a traffic light; University of Utah researchers have found that drivers can take up to 27 seconds to regain full attention after sending a text."