The New Zealand Transport Agency is under the impression that lowering the speed limits on rural and suburban roads will change things. Doing this will not stop those who are inclined to run from the cops from doing it and dying in the process.
The young and not so young bulletproof idiot drivers will still crash because they don't understand the physics involved with safe motoring. They can't read the road conditions and subsequently come to grief, much to the disappointment of those in authority.
Does NZTA want to lower speeds so when they get driverless vehicles on our