Speed Camera Myths and Facts

 

Road safety cameras are saving lives

Speeding drivers are a major contributor to serious road crashes and fatalities. The facts overwhelmingly confirm that cameras slow drivers down and save lives.

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The chances of being in a crash DOUBLE for every 5km/h over the limit you drive in a 60km/h zone.

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The average reduction in crashes resulting in death or injury on roads where an intersection road safety camera is installed.

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The upcoming presence of a camera slows people down, making the entire intersection safer.

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The average reduction in crashes resulting in death or injury on other roads approaching an intersection where a road safety camera is installed.

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Road safety cameras have contributed to saving thousands of lives.

Monash Freeway cameras reactivated

4 December 2015

The fixed road safety camera site is to be reactivated from week beginning 14 December 2015.

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