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Should restricted drivers have special 'R' plates?

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Digital image / P.K. Stowers
Digital image / P.K. Stowers

The Government will consider "R" plates for drivers on restricted licences as part of a push to reduce the road toll by targeting high-risk motorists.

The moves come as a report reveals that high-risk drivers account for just over a third of New Zealand's fatal crashes.

Other measures already signed off include doubling prison penalties for dangerous drivers who cause death, and introducing alcohol-detecting car-ignition locks and a zero alcohol limit for repeat drink-drivers.

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