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- Poor NZ open road quality causes 64% more crash costs/km than Australia
- Is this the end of traffic lights?
- Rip Them Out - Traffic Lights harm road safety
- Humour - a speeding advt never shown! (660KB)
- Far North District - Speed Doesn't Rate as Safety Issue
- New Minister to Review Speeding Fines
- Police radar evidence required for conviction
- Police Ignore Emergency Calls - prefer issuing speeding tickets
- LTSA - an enemy slain, but what next?
- Police caused 380 crashes
- Police Thuggery Hits the Road
- Our Comments
- Our Wish List: the way forward
- Leeming's classic book: Road Accidents
- George Hawkins: Ministering Police
- Frank Haden: Sliced and Diced

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Sources Pearls Among the Swine

Our Commentaries:

Statements

Our Comments: Current and Recent

Books

John Leeming's classic 1969 study: ROAD ACCIDENTS - Prevent or Punish?

Media

- 21 October 2005: Far North District says Speed isn't killing, bad roads are, but there is no money to fix them

- 30 May 2004: Frank Haden ranting in the Sunday Star-Times

Politicians 

- 30 January 2005 Government scraps LTSA - we respond to Harry Duynhoven (Minister of Transport Safety)

- 1 June 2004  George Hawkins (Minister of Police) - you feel sorry for poor old George till he comes out with this sort of nonsense.

New Zealand Media

20 Oct 05 - NZ Herald: New Minister to Review Speeding Fines

18 Feb 05 - Dominion Post: Police radar evidence required for court

4 Feb 05 - Dominion Post: Police patrols ignore emergency calls - prefer issuing speeding tickets

22 Dec 04 - Christchurch Press: Police drivers caused 380 crashes

12 Dec 04 - Sunday Star-Times: Police Thuggery - Register your car or we take your baby

19 Nov 04 - NZ Press Association: Truck driver fatigue in 1 of 6 truck crashes

17 June 04 - Dominion Post: LTSA and Transfund to merge (see also our comments)

13 June 04 - Sunday Star-Times: LTSA Ads May Hinder Road Safety

New Zealand Herald Road Safety Features

17 Apr 04 - The one that stimulated this website: Caught in the Speed Trap

12 Dec 03 - Opposition Police Spokesperson, Tony Ryall: Snap, snap ... and the road toll rises

12 Dec 00 - NZ Herald: Cameras to catch more speeders - tolerances reduced to 10 km/h in Auckland

9 Jun 00 - NZ Herald: 'Elite' highway patrols on road by Christmas - the policy disaster begins

July 00 - Investigate Magazine: Speed Kills?

 

NZ Publications

New Zealand Drink-driving Statistics: The Effectiveness of Road Safety Television Advertising

 

International

All John Muldrock's favourite speed links plus our additions

21 January 2005 - International Herald Tribune/NY Times: Hans Monderman's libertarian traffic management revolution

14 October 2006 - The Telegraph: Rip Them Out - Traffic Lights are useless

4 November 2006 - The Telegraph: Is this the end of the road for traffic lights?