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    Angry australian speed limit reduced from 60 to 50km/h

    How gay is this hey, im not sure if its just perth or all australia but for built up areas, it is now 50 not 60 (4 weeks to adjust)!!

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    That's ridiculous. Governments need to learn the lowering the speed limit is not the solution. Training better drivers is.
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    It's gonna be a real cash cow for the gov't., collecting more $$ in speeding fines...

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    yeah no **** theres twice as many cops as there used to be like 2 years ago and 3 times as much "train security" they just sit at train staion doing **** all and check every train. government realise more ppl they employee the more money they make from fines and decrease the unemployement levels at same time.

    i only got my licence beginning of this year but i can say some ppl whom just got there licence are complete psychos (cant think how to spell properly) and just think there the **** weaving in and otu through trafic, cant believe they get there licence

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    melbourne has had this for over a year now, and in the area i live it has been going for nearly two years with our area being one of the trial areas.

    The thing that really sucks is that with my area being a little bit hilly, it is hard to keep to 50kmph whilst trying to climb a hill, espically in my 4cylinder....
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    yeah its been 50 in almost all the suburbs around Newcastle for a fair while(going on a year at least). So I dunno why they are doing it in perth if it hasnt worked in NSW ,. the road death capital of aust.

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    to keep those freaking mad "mother's" from rioting that only drive to drop and pick up their kids from school. heh

    seen one u seen em all, so easy to stereotype em

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    Well here (dunno about other states) we have 40kph (24mph) zones around schools.

    so those mad mothers should be happy with that.

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    All of victoria has the 50km/h in built up areas, not good, as i live in adelaide (still 60, except my area is 40!!) when i go back to Mildura, its 50, and takes a while to get used to, lucky i haven't been pinged yet

    Its a rediculous idea i believe, the need harsher licening testing, and maybe frequent licencing testing.
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    for those who dont know, 50kmph = 31mph which totally sucks

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