26 Nov 2020

New Plymouth parking sensors turned off over explosion fears

From Checkpoint, 5:50 pm on 26 November 2020

Fears parking sensors could explode has led New Plymouth council to replace or deactivate more than 500 of them.

It's emerged the sensors lithium batteries are spontaneously combusting - causing the devices to blow up.

Our Taranaki Whanganui reporter Robin Martin has more.