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What can be done to make cycling in NZ safer?

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A 20-year-old woman who ran over and injured four cyclists on her way to a university exam has had her drivers licence taken away for six months.

Jennifer Speakman was disqualified from driving for six months and given a fine of $4000 - $1000 per cyclist - in the Auckland District Court.

The collision happened on September 26, 2009, and in December Speakman pleaded guilty to four counts of driving carelessly and causing injury.

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