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

93,371

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

66,249

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

51,639

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

32,280

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

21,353

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

21,242

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

19,827

At The Intersection Of Burke Road And Old Burke Road, Kew East - Lane 1, 2

16,412

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

14,101

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

13,201

Key figures

  • The top four cameras in 2014-15 were are located in 40km/h zones. In total, these four cameras issued 63,321 infringements in 2013-14, compared with 243,719 infringements in 2014-15, an increase of 285 per cent. These cameras were activated between March and May 2014, so were only active for a small part of 2013-14. Over the last two quarters of 2014-15, infringements from these cameras have continued to decrease as drivers comply with the speed limit.
  • The cameras at Maroondah Highway, West of Hutchinson Street issued 14,058 infringements in 2013-14 compared with 33,208 in 2014-15, an increase of 135 per cent. As per the top four cameras, these cameras were only active for a short time in 2013-14.

Total infringements for speeding and red-light offences

2014-15

2013-14

1,504,172

1,273,972

Infringement volumes increased by over 18 per cent from 2013-14 to 2014-15. The activation of a number of cameras in 40 km/h and school/pedestrian zones has contributed to the increase in 2014-15.  Infringements from these cameras have been decreasing 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

2014-15

2013-14

Exceed speed by less than 10 km/h

1,028,128

863,705

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

213,742

168,696

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

70,070

56,593

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

6,316

5,540

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

2,863

2,458

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

1,504

1,364

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

814

680

Exceed speed by 45 km/h or more

947

817

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

439

392

Total

1,324,823

1,100,245

  • Compared to 2013-14, the category with the largest increase (26.7 per cent) was the number of people exceeding the speed limit by 10 km/h but less than 15 km/h.
  • The category with the smallest increase (12 per cent) compared to 2013-14 was the number of drivers speeding more than 20 km/h in 100 km/h zones.

Red-light infringements

Total infringements for red-light offences

2014-15

2013-14

179,349

173,727

There was a 3.24 per cent increase in total infringements for red-light offences from 2013-14 to 2014-15.