Waipā drivers coming to terms with lower speed limits
Waipā’s newly introduced road speed limits have been labelled “income-generating” for police but supporters of the changes say it’ll lead to safer driving habits.
More speed limit changes are proposed for the district, on top of the 200 that were introduced in November 2019.
Details were outlined by the council’s manager transportation Bryan Hudson and its transportation planning engineer, Xinghai Chen, to the service delivery committee.
Their report said it cost about $190,000 to install the new speed limits in Cambridge, Te Awamutu town centres, near schools as well as some rural roads. The changes, to lower speeds, were introduced to improve road safety.
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Stuff – National: Lawrence Gullery, February 25, 2020