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New Zealand cuts road accident toll

BMJ 1994; 308 doi: (Published 29 January 1994) Cite this as: BMJ 1994;308:292
  1. C Essex

    Road safety measures being introduced in New Zealand have reduced deaths on the road to the lowest total since 1979. Police estimate that the average speed of motor vehicles has reduced by 10% since the introduction of automatic roadside cameras that measure speed, and they say that speeds have dropped even on roads where no cameras have been installed.

    In 1993, …

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