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Do NZ's 'give way' road rules need to change?

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The black car (right) obeying the 'right hand rule' as it gives way to oncoming traffic (truck) turning right. Photo / Sarah Ivey
The black car (right) obeying the 'right hand rule' as it gives way to oncoming traffic (truck) turning right. Photo / Sarah Ivey

Public consultation has started on the Government's proposed changes to the give way rules.

Transport Minister Steven Joyce has previously announced the proposed changes, and said today the current give way rules were confusing and out of step with the rest of the world.

"Research shows changing the rules could reduce relevant intersection crashes by 7 per cent," he said.

Currently, if a vehicle is turning left it has to give way to right turning traffic coming toward it.

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