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THE Sunday Times Road Safety Survey attracted 8000 respondents, of which a sample of 2000 were used to compile the date. Below is the full summary of the Road Safety Survey Results: • 36% of respondents have had one of their friends or family members killed in a road crash. This increased to 47% for [...]

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A NEW generation of fixed speed cameras in unconventional roadside locations will target speeding motorists in a major rethink on road safety strategies. The first hi-tech camera will start snapping motorists in a trial next month. Up to 20 will be deployed across the state if that is successful. For the first time, the cameras [...]

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UK Department for Transport reports threefold undercount of road accidents during the speed camera era. DfT report coverFor the past several years, the UK Department for Transport (DfT) has heralded the drop in the number of serious traffic accidents as evidence of the success of its speed camera policies. For the first time, the agency [...]

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SPEED-CAMERA operations look set to be privatised in WA, prompting fears that profiteering might overtake road-safety priorities. Police Minister Rob Johnson revealed yesterday that his staff had been involved in “introductory meetings” with British firm Serco, which wanted to run WA’s multimillion-dollar speed-camera operations. Mr Johnson admitted that privatising speed and red-light operations was on [...]

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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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