Story: Cars and the motor industry

Spot the difference

Watch a government road safety television commercial showing the differing consequences of travelling at a legal 50 kilometres per hour and an illegal 67 kilometres per hour in an urban area. Hard-hitting, graphic commercials were introduced in 1995 as part of the Land Transport Safety Authority’s advertising and enforcement programme.

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Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Licensing, safety and limits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 June 2024)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Dec 2014