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ACT Road Cameras Raking in More Than $23,000 Each Day

Motorists in Australia's capital are forking out more than $23,266 per day in fixed speed and red light camera fines.

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Camera scheme to help speed fine cheats

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.

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Major police blitz on Sunshine Coast

More than 1,200 motorists on Queensland's Sunshine Coast have been booked for traffic infringements in a major police blitz.

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Austroads report suggesting West Australians want covert speed cameras

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.

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Mobile speed camera placement prompts claims of revenue raising

THALF the locations where mobile speed cameras were positioned across Adelaide in the past two years had 10 or fewer casualty crashes, figures show.

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Tasmania Police has issued a staggering 16,373, or 73 per cent, fewer speed camera infringement notices since July compared with the same time the previous year.

THOUSANDS of speeding motorists have been let off the hook and millions of dollars have been lost in revenue because of speed camera bungles.

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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.

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.

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Redflex paid $2.03 million to a Chicago consultant in a highly suspicious arrangement

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.

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Traffic fines plummet in Tasmania

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.

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Chicago, Illinois Inspector General Rejects Red Light Camera Justification

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.

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Demerit points urged for low level speeding (again)

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.

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New point to point cameras in Adelaide

New speed cameras are being installed on Port Wakefield Road, north of Adelaide, and along the Dukes Highway in South Australia's south-east.

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Possible increases to speed limits in NSW

THE NSW government is prepared to consider increasing speed limits on freeways if it's deemed safe, Premier Barry O'Farrell says.

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WARRNAMBOOL’S only speed and red-light camera system raked in more than $3600 a day over a three-month period.

From October to December last year 1512 infringement notices were issued from the Mahoneys Road and Raglan Parade intersection totalling $331,488.

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Police reaped for the state $39.8 million in 2011-12, up from $37.9 million the previous year.

POLICE on the beat issue almost 450 speeding fines a day in Victoria, alarming figures reveal.

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NSW Public Accounts committee queries statistics collected by states transport authority

MOTORISTS are right to be sceptical about speed cameras being used primarily for road safety rather than revenue raising, a NSW parliamentary committee says.

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Speeding motorists have forced Main Roads to suspend Mitchell Freeway roadworks and ask for speed cameras to be set up because the lives of workers are being put at risk

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.

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Suggestions that certain Queensland roads have their speed limits raised.

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.

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A $100 MILLION road-safety fund that includes money for speed cameras, intersection repairs and upgrades to the South Eastern Freeway will be revealed in today's State Budget.

Premier Jay Weatherill has confirmed the money will come from the Motor Accident Commission.

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Motorists' group has written to seven local authorities warning them of the 21 suspect cameras their areas

Speed cameras are increasing the risk of a fatal or serious accident in some areas, a study suggests.

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South Australia's top police officer has rejected as 'wrong' published claims that speed and red light cameras are unreliable and-or inaccurate.

SAPOL Commissioner, Gary Burns, says his officers had not been approached for comment on the published claims.

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Warning signs being obscured by parked vehicles and only one sign being placed ahead of the speed camera car instead of two

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.

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Speed camera data is being kept too hidden, according to a report released last month by the the New South Wales, Australia Legislative Assembly

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.

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The new system will allow motorists to check the photographic evidence of traffic fines they receive from police using new online technology

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.

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MOTORISTS will have less leeway to speed in a dramatic crackdown police say is aimed at cutting the road toll.

ALMOST 4000 approved speed camera locations will be revealed but motorists won't be told when they are in use.

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THE number of speeding fines issued by police has plunged by more than 16,000, new figures show.

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.

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POLICE have been caught ignoring their own rules by hiding mobile speed cameras behind bushes and road signs.

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"

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Drivers in South Australia can check photographs online for speeding, red light offences

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.

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The New South Wales government’s plan to dramatically expand its mobile speed-camera program has hit an unexpected roadblock.

Redflex Traffic Systems was initially awarded the contract from the NSW government to supply the 39 additional speed cameras for use on NSW roads.

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Cost of Motoring report shows big jump in motorists being booked for speeding on NSW roads

LEAD-FOOT motorists are being fined in record numbers, with more than 1000 drivers being booked by police every week.

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Warrnambool speed-red light camera snaps up $337,000 in three months

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.

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New No Speed Cameras Party plans to run at South Australian state election

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.

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Other locations give Redflex cause for corruption concerns

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.

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Appeals over speed camera fine upheld

TWO motorists controversially convicted of speeding under questionable circumstances have had the decisions quashed.

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The Answer Is a Longer Yellow & Red-light cameras have become a lucrative but corrupt form of taxation

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.

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Mobile Speed Camera Numbers And Locations Set To Explode In April

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.

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Australian Federal Police considering investigation into Redflex over US corruption scandal

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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Best Laser Jammer of 2013

What would Laser Jammer .net say the Best Laser Jammer of 2013 is? The decision between the Blinder HP-905 Compact and the Laser Interceptor Generation 8 (G8) is close..

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More drivers closer to losing licences after change to demerit point penalties

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.

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SUNSHINE COAST SPEED CAMERA BLITZ

SPEED cameras on the Sunshine Coast have recorded more than 12,000 offences in the latest 11-month reporting period.

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Vic roads get $1 billion safety upgrade

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.

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More trouble for Australia’s Redflex speed camera company

City Hall seeks new red-light camera operator to replace troubled vendor.

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More speed cameras among new measures to cut road toll

MOTORISTS will be fined millions of dollars more as speed camera surveillance of Victoria's roads spreads.

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Freeway speed camera revenue in Perth

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.

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