Letter from Zoe Carew prompts transport authority to change signs from ‘Linemen’ to ‘Line Crew’

The New Zealand Transport Agency will update its signs from “Linemen” to “Line Crew” after receiving a letter from a seven-year-old who pointed out that “women can be line-workers too”.

The letter was written by Zoe Carew who became incensed when she saw the “Linemen” signs – which indicate that people installing or fixing power lines are working in the area – while on her way to visit her grandparents in the city of Eastbourne.

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