Take your foot off the gas - new speed limits in place on busy highway

A Stuff article.

Controversial new speed limits between Nelson and Blenheim are now in place, with a senior police officer saying drivers will enjoy a much safer journey.

The 100 kilometre per hour speed limits on SH6 were replaced by limits ranging from 60kmh to 90kmh from Friday.

The changes were introduced by Waka Kotahi New Zealand Transport Agency to increase safety on the high-risk corridor which thousands of trucks, commuters and travellers use every day.

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