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Government Reluctance to Aid Cyclists

Thursday, 3 September 2015, 12:04 pm | NZ School Speeds

NZ School Speeds welcomes the announcement by Craig Foss, Associate Minister of Transport commitment to making cycling safer, but questions why "mandatory minimum passing distance is in the 'complex' bracket". More >>

Give Road Users Protection Before Mindless Road Building

Wednesday, 1 July 2015, 11:20 am | NZ School Speeds

NZ School Speeds welcomes further Government funding of urban cycleways, but spokesperson Lucinda Rees has reservations for vulnerable road user safety, unless there is an enforced change of culture with laws that protect them. More >>

Government Apathy Over Road Safety

Sunday, 10 May 2015, 3:05 pm | NZ School Speeds

"What a disastrous road safety week, reflecting lack of Government involvement", says Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds who would like to join the road safety charity Brake in calling for "a road safety overhaul" and goes further to suggest ... More >>

Ministry of Transport Contemplating Child Road Safety

Friday, 8 May 2015, 10:23 am | NZ School Speeds

Watch out for the imminent announcement by the Ministry of Transport about laws that make roads safer children. "Its UN Global Road Safety Week and this years theme is 'Look out for kids' - a perfect opportunity for Minsters Bridges and Foss ... More >>

Government Failing School Children at Road Safety

Sunday, 3 May 2015, 4:32 pm | NZ School Speeds

It's UN Global Road Safety Week from 4th to 10th of May and a good time for the Government to stop ignoring World Health Organisation (WHO) recommendations. Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds, who lobbies Government to lower speed limits outside schools, claims ... More >>

Road Infrastructure Fails Our Children

Tuesday, 24 February 2015, 9:42 am | NZ School Speeds

The United Nations (UN) is calling on Governments worldwide to act, with a Save Kids Lives campaign. Here the recent tragic event where 3 school children were knocked over by a car illustrates that New Zealand's road infrastructure fails not only our ... More >>

Call on Government to Lower Speeds Outside Schools

Friday, 13 February 2015, 9:14 am | NZ School Speeds

Yesterday 3 children were injured on route to school after being hit by a car. The Police blame the fact that the children weren't accompanied by an adult, but Lucinda Rees from New Zealand School Speeds wants the Government to act so that children ... More >>

School Speed Limit Debacle Needs Leadership

Wednesday, 4 February 2015, 10:51 am | NZ School Speeds

School terms are starting and care is once again needed around children making their way to school. Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds says that all the onus is on drivers to protect children on our roads as there are no concise rules, with consistent low ... More >>

20km/h School Bus Rule Is A Farce

Wednesday, 3 December 2014, 10:10 am | NZ School Speeds

Drivers are flouting the 20km/h school bus rule, leading to a child being critically injured after being hit by a car south of Christchurch on Monday. Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds, the organisation lobbying for consistently reduced speed limits ... More >>

Cycle Safety Panel Draft Report Seeks Comments

Monday, 29 September 2014, 9:52 am | NZ School Speeds

The Cycle Safety Panel Draft Report and Recommendations was published on 25th September 2014 and the panel are inviting comments. Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds, the organisation campaigning for consistent speed limits outside schools, is encouraged ... More >>

UnitedFuture Back School Speeds

Monday, 26 May 2014, 9:35 am | NZ School Speeds

"We would be supportive of moves towards both of your proposals. They appear to be low cost and bring wonderful benets." Fraser Seifert, Ministerial Advisor, Ofce of Hon. Peter Dunne, the Leader of United First in reply to a question from ... More >>

Children Tackle John Key Over Road Safety

Monday, 19 May 2014, 12:40 pm | NZ School Speeds

19th to 26th May is Road Safety Week and to draw attention to this Lucinda Rees from NZ School Speeds has interviewed children at her local primary school in Swannanoa, North Canterbury and has a personal plea from the children for the Prime Minister ... More >>


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