Mobile speed cameras in NSW, and this is just NSW

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  1. RowBust

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  2. CJL00

    CJL00 Who said top boxes are useless?

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    This isn't revenue raising.





    (Sorry, could not resist)
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  3. Andrew2

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    I don't think it's as bad as that.

    There's no way that there's 4 mobile speed cameras operating in Dapto and 3 at Albion Park at the same time.. That's 7 within 20kms. I counted 30 in the Illawarra on that list which. I can only think that's the locations they use at any given time.
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  4. wozzamatta

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    Its just a list of approved camera locations, just because there are 4 camera locations doesn't mean there are 4 cameras in use.

    It just means a camera can legally be used in one of those 4 locations.
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    I blame speedsters on the Oxley hwy
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    Oldfatbeerman Enroute to a PUB

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    It is obvious , the idiot tax cameras ( sign posted cameras ) were not raising enough money , so they make them covert . Dunno what the gumbymint would do for revenue if all the road users had the gumption to travel at 5 kph below the speed limit for 12 months .
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  7. dunc

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    these are getting around here
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    ph cam.jpg
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    tomo8r PEACE! BREAD! LAND!

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    wi11iamson Been here awhile

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    The way I look at this is, let the idiots pay the idiot tax and then the government will have less reason to have their hand in my back pocket for some other way make up for the revenue shortfall.
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  10. CJL00

    CJL00 Who said top boxes are useless?

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    They are the mobile phone detection cameras, all along the pacific highway on the north coast
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  11. Andrew2

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    That's not a bad thing Pete, they're to catch people using their mobile phones while driving ( driver and passenger )

    oops. as above.
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    So passengers aren't allowed to use their phone while the car is in motion? Serious question, I'm in another state and AFAIK it's allowed in Qld.

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    Nope. The driver cops the fine for it.
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  14. Johns-Bikes

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    I thought the passenger could use it as a phone but no video to driver or facetime etc?

    At one stage couldn't a driver could hand his phone to passenger to take a call?

    Cheers John
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  16. Cruz

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    The mobile camera list is just a.list of sites in the state that have been approved to use. These would change over a year depending on roadworks, changes to roads and number of traffic incidents in an area listed as black spots. Are the point to point cameras in NSW just for heavy vehicles?
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  17. RowBust

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    And around here they use all of them often, would like to know how many cars they have
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    cars yes
    https://7news.com.au/news/nsw/point...installed-on-major-sydney-motorways-c-1371965

    have heard they will be tested on the highways for all vehicles like the heavy vehicles already have in use on the roads

    thats the rumour

    anyone going along picton road have a look at the ones that are there for the trucks now and notice a lot of extral smaller type cameras
    supposed to be a trial :roflfor cars bikes
    have them set up to get the rear plate pics


    trial today enforced soon as they see they can get revenue:lol2:lol2
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    Best you ride a murderbike. Phone in tankbag, like...
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  20. Vark

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    In some states in the U.S., speed cameras are often operated by private companies that “revenue share” with the municipality (i.e., receive a “bounty”). The profit motive tends to incentivize the sensitivity of the radar cameras. I’m not opposed to speed enforcement, but am against this sort of arrangement.

    Same in Aus?
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