Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss says a new Speed Management Guide released today will modernise New Zealand’s approach to managing speed and enable a limit of 110km/h on some roads.
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"'The best car safety device is a rear-view mirror with a cop in it'"
"On average, texting drivers take their eyes off the road for up to 5 seconds at a time. At 90kph, that’s travelling the length of a football field completely blind."
"Despite popular belief, hands-free and Bluetooth operation aren’t safer—that cognitive load is still present"