Fines for traffic violations
Most of the drivers from the local population of Christchurch carefully and responsible attitude to the rules of the road, thanks to its calm and balanced character. In addition, the desire to break the traffic rules is no longer taken as soon as the inspector voiced the amount of the fine.
Running a red light
Failure to comply with parking
Ignoring the signal "STOP"
Parking spaces in the city are contained in sufficient quantities in the center is dominated by paid parking in remote areas - complimentary. The average cost of 1 hour of idling cars in the parking lot - 2 NZD. Time use is limited parking. For free parking you can keep the machine from 15 minutes to 2 hours, and for a fee - at least 1 hour. Violation of the rules of parking is fraught with heavy fines for the driver.
In Christchurch, acting is not too strict limitation on the content of alcoholic substances in the body of the driver. Do not exceed the established norm - 0.8 ppm. Violators will face serious fines, depending on how this norm is exceeded. It is worth noting that in many countries around the world accepted norm in 0.0 ppm, whereas 0.8 is considered to be a light intoxication.
Features of rental cars in Christchurch: the speed limit
Throughout the country have uniform speed limits, depending on the type of road:
- City trail - 50-70 km / h;
- Rural highway - 100 km / h;
- Mountain road - 55 km / h.
Violation of the set speed shall be punished by a large fine. On local roads there are many signs, so skip this sign is not possible.