Revenue not safety

With despair I note the Police saying that every single District has been ordered to ticket without exceptions motorists exceeding the speed limit , quoting from the story:

“Fitzgerald said whereas 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 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

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