Cracking down on Hutt drivers

PAUL EASTON
Last updated 17:13 06/06/2014

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Upper Hutt drivers will be targeted in a campaign to crack down on people failing to stop at intersections.

The campaign would focus on six main stop signs around Upper Hutt, Wellington District road policing sergeant, Rodger Hough said.

 "Some drivers may feel that rolling through stop signs and making close calls at intersections is OK, but the reality is that taking these kinds of risks can result in serious injury or even death."

The road safety campaign will run between June 16 and 22.

Among the intersections to be monitored will be Shakespeare Ave and Whakatiki St, Moeraki Rd and State Highway 2, and McParland St and Gibbons St.

The penalty for failing to stop or give way at a stop sign is a $150 fine plus 20 demerit points.

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