Gearing up for boy racers

Susan O’Regan.

Police will have more powers to target boy racers through amendments to the Waipā Public Places Bylaw.

The suggested bylaw changes would prohibit light motor vehicles from travelling on specified roads between 9pm and 4am – which would enable police to move antisocial drivers and boy racers on.

Council’s Strategic Planning and Policy committee told staff this week to draft the bylaw and include a list of the roads police identify as ‘trouble spots’.

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