June 16th, 2017
The global ‘climate change effect’ seems to pose a threat to motorists on our motorways here in New Zealand. Once upon a time, our ‘once-in-50-year flood’ arrived according to that time frame. Nowadays they seem to arrive twice a year!
The increased water volume from these floods poses an increased risk of aquaplaning to vehicles driving on motorway overpasses, as curbs and channels struggle to drain the huge amount of water.