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Nearly 400 Sydney drivers will have fines returned and demerit points wiped out after the RTA admitted a faulty camera was randomly snapping cars. Nearly 400 Sydney drivers will have their fines returned and their demerit points wiped out after the Roads and Traffic Authority admitted a faulty camera was randomly photographing cars. The fixed [...]

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NSW Transport Minister, Mr David Campbell, will today announce details of a $170 million package aimed at lowering the state’s road toll. As part of the package, the NSW government will reintroduce mobile speed cameras. The cameras will be placed in unmarked cars parked beside the road and will be operated by civilian contractors, similar [...]

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The NSW government’s “re-announcement” of a plan to roll out digital red light cameras at busy intersections is incompetent and embarrassing, the state opposition says. NSW Transport Minister David Campbell says 200 digital red light cameras will replace its network of obsolete “wet film” cameras. The announcement comes seven years after it was first proposed [...]

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PUBLIC servants need to realise ethics and integrity are not out of fashion, nor are they optional, the NSW Ombudsman’s annual report says. The Ombudsman received more than 30,000 complaints in the past year, according to its 2008-2009 annual report, released today. Some of the complaints referred to dodgy NSW police practices. A police officer [...]

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More NSW people are dying on the roads as a result of the economic downturn, according to a leading safety group. The director of the NSW Centre for Road Safety, Soames Job, said an extra 64 people had been killed to date on the state’s roads compared with the same period last year. Dr Job [...]

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