Auckland residents disgruntled with a road safety trial have vandalised wooden boxes blocking suburban Onehunga streets, even hopping into a forklift to move them out the way, NZ Herald reports. The boxes along Arthur St prevent motorists using smaller roads as major thoroughfares, but were vandalised with messages such as, “Move these please Phil” and “Road 4 cars.” While supporters note the programme will make streets more people-friendly by reducing the number and speed of cars, residents have led a fierce backlash due to traffic jams and longer travel times.
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