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Queensland’s Police Union president Ian Leavers questions whether an increase in the number of speed cameras is anything more than a revenue-raising exercise. At last – someone else is finally stepping up and calling the speed camera program for what it is…collecting more state revenue under a  masquerade of road safety. Last year police clocked [...]

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The Queensland State Government is betting that the newly installed speed camera on the Warrego Highway in QLD will be availalbe to snap speeding motorists just in time for the Christmas holiday season. Installed back in August, the speed camera is orientatewd to monitor those drivers heading towards speeding Brisbane at Muirlea – allegedly at [...]

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SECRET speed camera vehicles with no warning signs, point-to-point speed cameras, alcohol ignition interlock devices and new speed traps will be part of Queensland’s biggest road safety blitz next year. Police will use undercover vehicles – in a variety of models, makes, ages and colours, with no advance warning or departure signs at the site [...]

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Queensland Police will trial new high-tech cameras that will provide video and audio records of incidents on the road, from high-speed chases to roadside traffic stops. The new camera system would be fitted to just one police car as it patrols various postings within the south east region and further afield in the state. “We [...]

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Zero Alcohol for Motorcyclists?

Queensland is projected to become the first city in the country where motorcyclists are 100% alcohol free.  This is brought about by the desperate move of authorities to lessening the road toll in the area.  Among the other measures being looked into by the department are clothing standards and EID (electronic identification devices) which would [...]

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