652 days ago

Auckland man spends $240 a month on taxis to avoid driving on loose chip seal

Mildred Armah Reporter from East & Bays Courier

An Auckland man is spending hundreds of dollars a month on taxi fares to avoid damage to his car from chip seal.

All road controlling authorities in New Zealand use chip seals on low and medium volume roads and asphalt on high volume roads.

But residents of Ellerslie’s Michaels Ave, which was resurfaced in March, say stones get pulled off the road easily, damaging cars and endangering cyclists.

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4 hours ago


Tom from St Heliers

Tom here from Modern Structure.

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