Sumary of NSW’s mobile speed camera program under scrutiny after discrepancy revealed:
- NCA NewsWire/Bianca De Marchi Credit: News Corp Australia“I think we can all agree that a situation where one half of NSW is receiving a record number of fines while there is almost no enforcement in the other half of the state is not the road safety outcome we want for NSW,” he told NCA NewsWire.
- Separate companies are responsible for administering the speed cameras in each half of the state.
- Camera IconLabor MLC John Graham has questioned transport officials about the mobile speed camera program.
- Image supplied by the Labor Party Credit: SuppliedOpposition roads minister John Graham raised the figures at a budget estimates hearing on Friday, asking senior transport bureaucrats to explain the “catastrophic failure of the administration” of the scheme.
- Centre for Road Safety executive director Bernard Carlon said the enforcement hours would be ramped up “gradually” to 21,000 hours.
- Mr Graham asked whether former Deputy Premier Troy Grant met with transport officials while he was working for Acusensus, the company responsible for operating speed cameras across southern NSW – where no fines were issued.