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POLICE Commissioner Karl O’Callaghan’s son was one of five people who suffered serious burns in an alleged drug lab explosion in Carlisle yesterday. Mr O’Callaghan said his son Russell, 29, received head, shoulder and arm injuries in the explosion. He said he had not yet visited his son in Royal Perth Hospital. He said he [...]

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THE Barnett government expects to reap an extra $120 million a year in speeding fines by doubling the number of police cameras on West Australian roads, and by becoming the first state to use digital hand-held cameras that detect speeding from a distance of 1.2km. Western Australia will also soon join other states in outlawing [...]

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LTI has integrated a laser with a digital video camera, making the LTI 20-20 TruCAMâ„¢ the most sophisticated speed enforcement tool available today. A complete chain of video evidence is collected, along with a high resolution image that identifies vehicle make and model, license plate number and facial characteristics of the driver. The TruCAM is [...]

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A German court last month overturned a traffic citation after prosecutors failed to prove the accuracy of a new laser-based speed camera technology. The district court of Dillenburg heard testimony from four experts, each of whom cast doubt on the system. The Judge Matthias Gampe concluded that the motorist accused by a Poliscan automated ticketing [...]

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An article on the West Australioan states that “The time-honoured practice of spotting a speed camera by the roadside and hitting the brakes will become pointless when the Government rolls out new cameras which photograph speeders from 100m.” This is BS – and yet again, is simply fear mongering / scare tactics put out. The [...]

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