NEW ZEALAND: Kiwis look to seatbelt upgrades to lower road toll
In the first move of its type, the New Zealand government is seeking to lower the country's high road toll by insisting that webbing clamp seatbelts be fitted in vehicles after their existing seatbelts fail the state vehicle safety check. New Zealand's vehicle fleet is one of the oldest in the western world, and over half of the new cars registered each year are second-hand models from Japan.
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