Safer Roads

Reduce drunken driving

New Zealanders have a very important opportunity right now to make progress on reducing drunken driving. You can help make this happen.

Cabinet are seriously deliberating whether or not to decrease the blood alcohol concentration (BAC) limit for people 20 years and over from 0.08 to 0.05, and may make a decision over the next week or two. They are looking for a public signal and if they don't hear it, they are likely to go with the intense alcohol industry lobbying to maintain the status quo.

Submission to Wellington City Council on the Safer Roads Newtown and Berhampore Proposal - Cycle Aware Wellington

We appreciate the proposals for 40 km/h areas but would like to see them reduced to 30 km/h on the non-arterial routes plus the main shopping area on Riddiford St, with the arterials set at 40 km/h. We would define arterial roads as Adelaide Road, Russell Terrace/Mt Albert Rd, Manchester St/Hornsey Rd, and Constable St.