The number of drivers speeding through Western Bay of Plenty roadworks sites is on the rise, prompting fears for the safety of contractors, who have pleaded for police to do something. From next week, they will. Reporter Kiri Gillespie speaks with top traffic cop Wayne Hunter about why police will be targeting drivers who fail to slow down through roadworks sites and union boss Jared Abbott how significant the issue is for men and women just trying to do their jobs.

A spate of near-misses involving roadworkers and speeding drivers has prompted swift action from police, who are now targeting

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What are the fines for speeding?