Motorists in Australia's capital are forking out more than $23,266 per day in fixed speed and red light camera fines.
THE proposed privatisation of Queensland's speed camera operations could generate even more tickets and increase the problem of motorists palming off fines to fake identities.
More than 1,200 motorists on Queensland's Sunshine Coast have been booked for traffic infringements in a major police blitz.
Nearly 40 per cent of West Australian road users want more speed cameras as part of an improved speed enforcement strategy, according to new research.
THALF the locations where mobile speed cameras were positioned across Adelaide in the past two years had 10 or fewer casualty crashes, figures show.
THOUSANDS of speeding motorists have been let off the hook and millions of dollars have been lost in revenue because of speed camera bungles.
The RACT says it is more concerned about how many hours Tasmania Police is committing to speed enforcement than the number of fines it is issuing.
Chicago's embattled red light camera firm went to City Hall on Friday in its latest effort to come clean, acknowledging for the first time that its entire program here was likely built on a $2 million bribery scheme.
Tasmania Police's latest corporate performance statistics show traffic infringement notices have plunged more than 12,000 for the year-to-date compared with the same period last year.
City audit shows Chicago, Illinois unable to justify red light cameras as a safety tool. The independent investigation comes as Redflex Traffic Systems continues to operate every aspect of the automated ticketing program despite Mayor Rahm Emanuel's promise to cut ties with the Australian firm.
Road safety experts want drivers hit with a demerit point for doing less than 10km/h above the speed limit, closing a low-level speeding loophole that drivers exploit.
New speed cameras are being installed on Port Wakefield Road, north of Adelaide, and along the Dukes Highway in South Australia's south-east.
THE NSW government is prepared to consider increasing speed limits on freeways if it's deemed safe, Premier Barry O'Farrell says.
From October to December last year 1512 infringement notices were issued from the Mahoneys Road and Raglan Parade intersection totalling $331,488.
POLICE on the beat issue almost 450 speeding fines a day in Victoria, alarming figures reveal.
MOTORISTS are right to be sceptical about speed cameras being used primarily for road safety rather than revenue raising, a NSW parliamentary committee says.
The cancellation of work on Friday and Saturday nights started last month when contractors complained about motorists driving above the 60km/h speed limit put in place as a safety measure where roadworks were happening.
THE state government should hike the speed limit on most major highways, Courier Mail readers have said, after revelations the top speed on Queensland roads could be lifted above 110km/h.
Premier Jay Weatherill has confirmed the money will come from the Motor Accident Commission.
Speed cameras are increasing the risk of a fatal or serious accident in some areas, a study suggests.
SAPOL Commissioner, Gary Burns, says his officers had not been approached for comment on the published claims.
WAGGA man Wes Higgins got a rude shock when he rang the State Debt Recovery Office (SDRO) in the hope of having his speeding fine revoked.
In NSW, the state Road and Traffic Authority (RTA) contracts with Redflex Traffic Systems to run the fixed and mobile speed cameras that generate 370,000 tickets a year worth $58 million in net profit. The auditor general asked the public to provide an opinion on the use of automated ticketing, and 69 percent agreed the cameras were only meant to be "revenue-raisers." Only 15 percent supported their use. The widespread skepticism is bolstered by belief that the cameras are not positioned in locations known to be the most dangerous.
THE RAA has welcomed a decision by police to provide motorists with photos from camera-generated speeding fines on the internet to reduce mistakes - but only if the service is free.
ALMOST 4000 approved speed camera locations will be revealed but motorists won't be told when they are in use.
Tasmania Police's May corporate performance report shows speed camera infringements have dived from 24,000 for the first five months of last year to only 7300 for the same period this year.
Changes being planned to the force's speed camera guidelines will also make it clear to mobile speed camera operators they can put cameras at the bottom of hills and on downhill slopes if they believe doing so will achieve the desired "road safety objective"
Anyone with a current unpaid fine from a speed or red-light camera offence can follow a link on the SA Police website and enter their expiation notice information to gain access to the photo and data from their alleged offence.
Redflex Traffic Systems was initially awarded the contract from the NSW government to supply the 39 additional speed cameras for use on NSW roads.
LEAD-FOOT motorists are being fined in record numbers, with more than 1000 drivers being booked by police every week.
THE speed and red light camera at the intersection of Warrnambool’s Raglan Parade and Mahoneys Road bucked a statewide trend to issue more infringements while there has been a drop across Victoria.
A NEW No Speed Cameras political party is promising to run at the coming state election and end "rip-offs", "fee-gouging" and revenue-raising by monitoring only known road black spots.
The internal probe into whether Chicago's red light camera company bribed a City Hall official has raised concerns that caused the firm to examine its conduct in two other locations, the chairman of Redflex Holdings Ltd. told shareholders.
TWO motorists controversially convicted of speeding under questionable circumstances have had the decisions quashed.
n Chicago, voters are familiar with human nature. This may explain why no one believes Mayor Rahm Emanuel when he says concern for children is the motive for his promotion of anti-speeding cameras to milk money from the city's motorists.
Motorists exceeding the speed limit in New South Wales will be seven times more likely to be caught by a mobile roadside speed camera from next month.
The Australian Federal Police is considering an investigation into Redflex, the country’s biggest maker of speed cameras, over allegations an executive bribed government officials in the United States.
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The number of motorists one low-level speeding fine away from losing their licence has more than tripled since the State Government increased demerit point penalties for the offence last year.
SPEED cameras on the Sunshine Coast have recorded more than 12,000 offences in the latest 11-month reporting period.
A BILLION-DOLLAR, decade-long Victorian government plan to fix the state's most dangerous roads aims to reduce deaths and serious injuries by 30 per cent.
City Hall seeks new red-light camera operator to replace troubled vendor.
MOTORISTS will be fined millions of dollars more as speed camera surveillance of Victoria's roads spreads.
A fixed speed camera on Mitchell Freeway at Innaloo has hit motorists for at least $1.4 million since it was installed in December 2011.