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#272514 29-Jun-2020 09:29
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After school pickup, this driver is using the cycle lane driving around the speed limit to jump the queue, but still way too fast for the conditions and this is outside a school just after the school day ended.

 

 

I really thought they were going to crash.......

 

 

 

 

 

 


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  #2514234 29-Jun-2020 09:36
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Yep, there are a lot of people like that unfortunately.

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  #2514253 29-Jun-2020 09:57
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Well how else do you get there 5 seconds quicker!  


 
 
 
 


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  #2514254 29-Jun-2020 09:57
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Irrespective of being in a cycle lane, they still appear to be oblivious of the oncoming turning van...

 

From memory that strip in front of Mt Maunganui College remains a 50 zone all the way through.... so they are probably not breaking the speed limit, (although  they probably are breaking a bunch of other things...)


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  #2514255 29-Jun-2020 10:01
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Let us hope they don't break any children.

 

 





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  #2514257 29-Jun-2020 10:03
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*555 them.


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  #2514259 29-Jun-2020 10:04
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That should be taken to the NZ police and I am sure they would get a ticket


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  #2514260 29-Jun-2020 10:04
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I just don't know what your beef is. 

 

 

 

Surely a car always has right of way and the fact that there are a couple of flimsy paint lines shouldn't stop that. 

 

And schools are supposed to sped past...how else can you get past the kids? 





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  #2514261 29-Jun-2020 10:18
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Linux:

 

That should be taken to the NZ police and I am sure they would get a ticket

 

 

You'd think. I had a similar incident happen a couple of Xmas's ago.

 

Took dashcam footage to the cops, they were not interested.





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  #2514262 29-Jun-2020 10:19
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That should be taken to the NZ police and I am sure they would get a ticket

 

 

Should, but probably wouldn't. 

 

I really, very strongly dislike people who do this sort of thing. Just wait your turn like everyone else - you aren't in traffic, you are traffic. And in front of a school? 





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  #2514292 29-Jun-2020 10:52
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Just as well the cyclists have that magical barrier paint to stop cars driving in that lane....





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  #2514378 29-Jun-2020 12:40
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No - unless you can prove who is driving the NZ cops don't care/can't use the footage.

 

All you can do is lay an online complaint via the online form.

 

Honestly, police (at least in Chch) could not give two poos about traffic violations, I see people on their phone ignored by cops, running red lights etc.

 

 

 

The realist in me believes police just don't have the resources to afford to care. 

 

The cynic in me believes police have an agenda to target speeders as this can be measured. All other infractions come down to a whether they have the time/can be bothered. 

 

Things like being on your phone can come down to a he-said-she-said argument that further wastes police time if the person decides to fight it.


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  #2514391 29-Jun-2020 13:17
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antonknee:

 

Linux:

 

That should be taken to the NZ police and I am sure they would get a ticket

 

 

Should, but probably wouldn't. 

 

I really, very strongly dislike people who do this sort of thing. Just wait your turn like everyone else - you aren't in traffic, you are traffic. And in front of a school? 

 

 

@antonknee I agree police have better things to worry about for sure


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  #2514393 29-Jun-2020 13:19
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That should be taken to the NZ police and I am sure they would get a ticket



You'd think. I had a similar incident happen a couple of Xmas's ago.


Took dashcam footage to the cops, they were not interested.



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  #2514401 29-Jun-2020 13:47
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No - unless you can prove who is driving the NZ cops don't care/can't use the footage.

 

 

It's worse than that, I sent in crystal clear dashcam footage of an idiot drifting (multiple drifts, not one overzealous corner) towards oncoming traffic across both lanes of a city street including a frame where you could see the driver and identify the plate.

 

Not interested.

 

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  #2514405 29-Jun-2020 14:01
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Talkiet:

 

tehgerbil:

 

No - unless you can prove who is driving the NZ cops don't care/can't use the footage.

 

 

It's worse than that, I sent in crystal clear dashcam footage of an idiot drifting (multiple drifts, not one overzealous corner) towards oncoming traffic across both lanes of a city street including a frame where you could see the driver and identify the plate.

 

Not interested.

 

Cheers - N

 

 

That's just straight up dereliction of duty. Appalling. 


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