Alcohol and driving: make it 0.0% or forget it

Good news ¬†– the NZ Government wants to look at reducing the drink driving limit from 0.8 g/l to 0.5 g/l.¬† It’s been 0.5g/l in Australia for years – folk over 40 will remember Peter Brock always had had 05 on his car, as that was the limit for drink driving. But is it the […]

Less death on the roads, but more to do

A huge reduction this year in NZ road fatalities, continuing a fantastic¬†series. What’s stark is the reduction since 1987, which is around about the time, as I recall, when the advertising campaigns really stepped up, drink driving was finally perceived by most people as a bad thing and random stops came in: These stats are […]