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Support For Truckies

Media release:
3rd July 2008


Support For Truckies

Protest action by truckies has gained the support of the Sensible Sentencing Trust who says if effective crime policies were put in place the savings could be spent on road maintenance instead of increasing road user charges to truckies.

Trust Spokesman Garth McVicar said, “With an estimated 2.7 million offences committed last year crime was costing New Zealanders approximately $9.1 Billion annually, and that is without putting any cost on the human carnage.”

“New Zealand is now paying the price of a 40 year politically correct social experiment; disastrous social policies have allowed violent crime to escalate horrifically with all the associated costs.”

“It is great to see truck drivers prepared to express their frustration and anger and show a little passion.”

“Wouldn’t it be great if all victims of crime were prepared to show a little of the passion these truck drivers intend showing tomorrow.”


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