Safer Speed Areas - a short history
Frequently asked questions
Why are you doing this?
How do you decide which roads to include in a Safer Speed Area?
- Have a number of roads that have been identified as having a high crash rate or injury rate; and/or
- Are close to schools, and local residents have expressed concerns about the current speed limit.
How do the proposed areas become adopted?
How does Council let people know about the changes?
When were the first Safer Speed Areas established in the city?
Does Council measure the success rate of Safer Speed Areas?
Does the Council profit from any ticketing within Safer Speed Areas by Police?
Are you installing speed humps, chicanes and the like? These are costly to install and they ruin a car's shock absorbers.
How do you deal with drivers who continually break the law on our streets?
I have some ideas on how 40km/h Safer Speed Areas can be improved. How can I place my feedback?
Does Council plan to change speed limits on other streets?