“Fitzgerald said whereas police previously had discretion to consider circumstances such as weather and traffic conditions, they would now be encouraged to ticket anyone driving above the speed limit.”
This is beyond stupid. It is saying there is no difference between driving say in mid Otago at 110 km/hr on a straight road where you can see ahead for several kms in fine weather and driving over the Rimutaka Hill Road at 100 km/hr in wet weather. One is perfectly safe and the other is suicidal.
If the Government seriously thinks that one should never take into account condition factors, why don