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ACT government commits to Civic 40km/h zone signage boost as anger at $5m in fines grows

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
August 6 2021 - 7:00pm
Narelle Slarke, who has started a petition to have 20,000 Civic speeding fines overturned because she said signage was inadequate in the new zone. Picture: Keegan Carroll

The ACT government will install more signage and pavement markings in Civic's contentious new 40km/h zone to improve visibility of the change, but the move will do little to quell a rising tide of community anger over 23,000 speeding tickets issued in the space of a month.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.