25 Jul 2022

Experts say speed limit drops still work after crash

From Morning Report, 8:26 am on 25 July 2022

Authorities are adamant that despite another fatal crash on the Napier-Taupō highway, the national strategy to cut road deaths actually works.

The speed limit on the road was cut to 80km/h five months ago - and the fatal crash a week ago today is the first on the notorious State Highway 5 in nearly two years.

RNZ's Hawke's Bay reporter, Tom Kitchin, has more.