Top 10 road safety cameras for infringements issued

Camera site Number of infringements issued
At the Intersection of King Street and La Trobe Street, West Melbourne Lane - 1, 2, 3, 4 38,705
At the Intersection of Warrigal Road and Batesford Road, Chadstone - Lane 1, 2, 3 34,019
At the Intersection of Fitzroy Street and Lakeside Drive, St Kilda - Lane 1, 2, 3 29,766
At the Intersection of Flinders Street and William Street, Melbourne - Lane 1, 2, 3 18,976
Princes Freeway, Lara, Avalon Road Bridge, Melbourne Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3 17,075
At the Intersection of Geelong Road and Droop Street, Footscray - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4 15,417
Western Ring Road, Approximately 1600 metres West of Sydney Road, Broadmeadows - Lane 4 12,104
Princes Freeway, Little River, Point Wilson Road Bridge, Melbourne Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3 11,684
Princes Freeway, Point Cook, Forsyth Road Bridge, Geelong Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4 11,328
Princes Freeway, Hoppers Crossing, Forsyth Road Bridge, Melbourne Bound - Lane 1, 2, 3, 4 11,059

Key figures

  • The road safety camera at the Intersection of King Street and La Trobe Street, West Melbourne recorded the most infringements in 2018-19. Infringements for this camera increased by 70.7 per cent when compared with 2017-18. This reflects increased operating time in 2018-19 as this camera was only active for part of 2017-18.
  • The top four cameras are located in 40 km/h zones.
  • Research shows a pedestrian struck by a car travelling at 40 km/h has a much greater chance of survival than someone hit at 60 km/h.

Speeding and red-light offences

Total infringements for speeding and red-light offences

2018-19 2017-18
1,214,628 1,303,809

Infringement volumes for speeding and red-light offences decreased by 6.8 per cent from 1,303,809 in FY 2017-18 to 1,214,628 in FY 2018-19.

Speeding infringements (fixed and mobile cameras)

Speeding categories 2018-19 2017-18
Exceed speed by less than 10km/h 808,187 867,685
Exceed speed by 10km/h but less than 15km/h 173,667 188,907
Exceed speed by 15km/h but less than 25km/h 63,331 73,375
Exceed speed by 25km/h but less than 30km/h 6,622 7,808
Exceed speed by 30km/h but less than 35km/h 3,061 3,416
Exceed speed by 35km/h but less than 40km/h 1,603 1,728
Exceed speed by 40km/h but less than 45km/h 841 865
Exceed speed by 45km/h or more 904 962
Exceed speed by more than 20km/h in 110km/h zone 486 508
Total 1,058,702 1,145,254

Key figures

  • Speeding infringements detected by both fixed and mobile cameras decreased by 7.5 per cent from 1,145,254 in 2017-18 to 1,058,702 in 2018-19.
  • Speeding infringements for less than 10km/h decreased by 6.8 per cent from 867,685 in 2017-18 to 808,187 in 2018-19.
  • All speeding categories recorded a decrease in infringements detected from 2017-18 to 2018-19.

Red-light infringements

Total infringements for red-light offences

2018-19 2017-18
155,916 158,555

There was a 1.6 per cent decrease in total infringements for red-light offences from 2017-18 to 2018-19.