Government announces safer speeds around schools
The Government is delivering on its commitment to make streets safer for kids to walk and cycle to school, by reducing speed limits to a maximum of 40 km/h around urban schools and 60 km/h around rural schools.
“Our kids should have the freedom to walk and cycle to school and feel safe doing so,” said Associate Transport Minister Julie Anne Genter.
“Many parents would like their kids to get to school independently, but are understandably concerned about fast moving traffic near their school.
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Beehive.govt.nz: Hon Julie Anne Genter, November 28, 2019