For those who come from countries that drive on the proper side of the
road (that'd be on the left :) ), NZ tends to surprise motorists with the
car turning right across from you has right of way over a car turning left
into the same street - or as I've read it called 'Gutter hugger turning'.
As of tomorrow NZ'ers will now be confused by changing the road rules that
allow the vehicle turning left has priority over that turning right across
it. However all the other Commonwealth and ex Commonwealth countries
visitors (Canada the notable exception) will no longer be confounded or
surprised unless of course they've ' gorn native ' (sic), in which case
they'll be confusingly confused.
The question is has the government left a settling in period for people to
get used to the new rules before prosecuting people for dangerous