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A new roundabout at Paengaroa is causing driver confusion, resulting in four crashes at the site in the last two weeks. A 63-year-old driver, travelling from Whakatane to Auckland, caused the fourth incident when he drove around the roundabout in the...

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Punctures and suspension damage has left the podium spots in the National Rally Championship undecided after the penultimate round on the Coromandel Peninsula yesterday. Driver Ben Hunt. Photo by: Geoff Ridder. Tauranga's Phil Campbell was the top...

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The decision on who'll manage Baypark speedway for the new stock car season will be made by early next week, says Bay Venues Ltd commercial manager Irvin McSweeney. Photo: file. The stockcar racing season opens at Baypark Speedway on October 25....

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Driving vehicles without having full visibility out of windscreens is being labelled a ‘stupid' action by Tauranga Police. As colder temperatures grip the city, many people will be experiencing either fogged up or iced-over windscreens at...

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Plenty of chrome, horsepower, entertainment and shopping will be on offer at Bethlehem Town Centre today as the Cool Cars for Cure Kids roll into the shopping centre at 10am. There will be fun for all the family with classic cars, hot rods, vintage cars,...

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Motorists can now closely examine what will be the new $102million Baypark to Bayfair link upgrade and flyover. The New Zealand Transport Agency has released the two minute long animated look at the roading project announced last month. Girven Road...

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Bay of Plenty vehicle owners are set to save an average $135 annually from July 1 next year, when Accident Compensation Corporation levy cuts come into force. Dropping the motor vehicle levy is part of a Government announcement this week of slashing ACC...

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A new year time limit on new learner and restricted licences aimed at improving the safety of novice drivers and motorcyclists will come into force this December. Changes to the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule announced Associate Minister of Transport...

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The driver of the Mercedes Benz that crashed on the Kaimai Ranges killing Matamata teen Jasmine Clothier was a forbidden driver. Jasmine, 17, was the front seat passenger of the older model car travelling toward the summit from the Waikato when it crashed...

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The driver of the 4WD involved in a head-on crash on Oropi Road has been charged with careless driving. Sergeant Nigel Ramsden says the male driver of the 4WD crossed the centreline crashing into a silver stationwagon travelling south towards Rotorua...

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