Highlands News

Association calls for amendment to speed change

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There are calls to amend the new “Slow Down Move Over” 40 kilometre per hour speed limit, with claims the rule is creating more trouble on our roads.

The aim of the new speed limit is to provide a safer environment for road safety workers.

However the Police Association of NSW is particularly concerned about drivers slamming on their brakes when they see flashing lights.

Back in 2012, 23 year old Sarah Frazer's broken down vehicle was being loaded onto a tow truck belonging to Mittagong local Geoffrey Clarke when another vehicle ran up the back, killing both of them instantly.

Sarah's father Peter Frazer is open to amendments when the trial is completed and is also welcoming calls from Police to protect roadside assistance workers in the new law.

At the moment only emergency services workers are protected.