Top 10 road safety cameras for infringements issued

Camera site

Number of infringements issued

At The Intersection Of Warrigal Road And Batesford Road, Chadstone - Lane 1, 2, 3

56,550

At The Intersection Of Fitzroy Street And Lakeside Drive, St Kilda - Lane 1, 2, 3

43,060

At The Intersection Of Flinders Street And William Street, Melbourne - Lane 1, 2, 3

30,397

Princes Freeway, Point Cook, Forsyth Road Bridge, Geelong Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4

26,992

At The Intersection Of Exhibition Street And Victoria Street, Melbourne - Lane 1, 2, 3

22,657

Princes Freeway, Hoppers Crossing, Forsyth Road Bridge, Melbourne Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4

20,360

Western Ring Road, Approximately 1600 metres West of Sydney Road, Broadmeadows - Lane 4

17,045

Princes Freeway, Lara, Avalon Road Bridge, Melbourne Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3

15,998

At The Intersection Of Maroondah Highway and Approximately 100 metres West of Hutchinson Street - Westbound, Lilydale - Lane 1, 2

15,922

At The Intersection Of Whitehorse Road And Surrey Road, Blackburn - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4

13,508

Key figures

  • The top three road safety cameras for infringements issued in 2015-16 were all 40km/h sites
  • The top three cameras issued a total of 130,007 infringements in FY 2015-16 compared with 211,439 in FY 2014-15. This decrease of 38.5 per cent is consistent with a general downward trend.

Speeding and red-light offences

Total infringements for speeding and red-light offences

2015-16

2014-15

1,439,258

1,504,172

Infringement volumes for speeding and red-light offences decreased by 4.3 per cent from 1,504,172 in FY 2014-15 to 1,439,258 in FY 2015-16. Infringements from a number of high volume cameras have continued to decrease following a typical downward trend based on initial activation and enforcement of the 40 km/h speed limit.

Speeding infringements (fixed and mobile cameras)

Speeding categories

2015-16

2014-15

Exceed speed by less than 10 km/h

978,848

1,028,128

Exceed speed by 10 km/h but less than 15 km/h

200,716

213,742

Exceed speed by 15 km/h but less than 25 km/h

70,769

70,070

Exceed speed by 25 km/h but less than 30 km/h

7,297

6,316

Exceed speed by 30 km/h but less than 35 km/h

3,570

2,863

Exceed speed by 35 km/h but less than 40 km/h

1,874

1,504

Exceed speed by 40 km/h but less than 45 km/h

1,020

814

Exceed speed by 45 km/h or more

1,156

947

Exceed speed more than 20 km/h in 110 km/h zone

593

439

Total

1,265,843

1,324,823

  • Speeding infringements detected by both fixed and mobile cameras decreased by 4.5 per cent from 1,324,843 in 2014-15 to 1,265,843 in 2015-16.
  • Speeding infringements less than 25km/h over the speed limit decreased by 4.7 per cent in 2015-16 when compared with 2014-15.
  • However, speeding infringements for 25 km/h or more over the speed limit increased in 2015-16. This is concerning as driving at high and inappropriate speeds is extremely dangerous.

Red-light infringements

Total infringements for red-light offences

2015-16

2014-15

173,415

179,349

There was a 3.3 per cent decrease in total infringements for red-light offences from 2014-15 to 2015-16.