A public hearing was held at NSW parliament into why there has been a forty percent increase in pedestrian deaths in the last year. Experts recommended that the Sydney CBD have a blanket 40km/hr speed limit, and that NSW should re-introduce covert speed cameras. Video report by Rebecca Leaver, Diane Cohen, and Nick Evershed.

Would you sacrifice the speed of your journey through the city for the sake of safety? Or is it slow enough as it is? Will 40km even make a difference? Leave your comments below.