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  1. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    Just because that's your experience does not mean others would feel the same, one person's experience is not proof. Allister Jenks (the sitting duck blogger and podcaster) has also driven in the UK...
  2. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    Terry, I don't think you can suspect, let alone conclude that the rule is inherently wrong and this is the reason it wasn't adopted elsewhere, especially as the AA's own arguments are "cack-handed."...
  3. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    We took it up before Australian road rules were standardised, under national standardisation, it was dropped. Apparantly when we had it it was hopped that other states would also follow us but that...
  4. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    So when did Victoria first introduce the rule, I know that New Zealand first introduced it in 1977 and got it from us. Acorrding the a Syndey Morning Herald article Road rules for travellers, dating...
  5. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    I'll quote the blog entry

    According to the AA "But the car turning right may have to first give way to oncoming traffic following behind the turning vehicle. The driver of the car turning left has...
  6. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    Suggested reading would be Right of reply on right of way and a related podcasts Driving social flip-flops followed by Driving me crazy. This blogger and podcast (attempts to) debunk all the AA's...
  7. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    Isn't it the same as in the UK where you signal left after the exit before the one you take. The precedure in the UK is like this, if you go straight, signal left after the exit before the one you...
  8. Re: The stupidity that is the NZ give way rule, as seen from the eyes of an Aussie

    That Australian is from Tasmania, not Victoria, where we had the rule until 1993. In fact, I wonder about that rule, it's a nice rule. I know that New Zealand has had it since 1977, and Victoria...
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