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Should NZ copy Sweden's road toll solution?

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Audio,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 4 April 2018, 6:50a.m.
It is hoping to imitate Sweden, where the road toll has halved over the past two decades. (Photo \ Doug Sherring)

Sweden's success at reducing the road toll could be emulated here.

The Government's looking at Sweden's Vision Zero model, as part of its plans to overhaul the transport system.

It is hoping to imitate Sweden, where the road toll has halved over the past two decades.

Anders Ydestedt from the Royal Sweden Automobile Club told Kate Hawkesby a combination of factors have contributed to that decline.

"Better roads, we have separated traffic barriers, a push for better education and a push for enforcement and traffic regulation has been stricter."

LISTEN ABOVE AS ANDERS YDESTEDT SPEAKS WITH KATE HAWKESBY

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