Your Views
Have your say on the issues of the day

Should drivers caught on speed cameras get demerit points?

199 comments
Photo / Sam Ackland, Bay of Plenty Times
Photo / Sam Ackland, Bay of Plenty Times

Speedsters snapped by police cameras face demerit points on their licences under road safety proposals being investigated by the Government.

Officials are also considering wider use of restraint seats for older children and an even tougher crackdown on drivers on learner and restricted licences.

Under present law, motorists caught by speed cameras are only fined, but Transport Minister Steven Joyce has raised the prospect of demerit points as a tougher penalty.

Should drivers caught on speed cameras get demerit points? Here is the latest selection of Your Views:

Get the news delivered straight to your inbox

Receive the day’s news, sport and entertainment in our daily email newsletter

SIGN UP NOW

Have your say

1200 characters left

By and large our readers' comments are respectful and courteous. We're sure you'll fit in well.
View commenting guidelines.

Sort by
  • Oldest

© Copyright 2016, NZME. Publishing Limited

Assembled by: (static) on production apcf04 at 03 May 2016 21:05:42 Processing Time: 1098ms