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(NSW) Speed cameras are just for revenue say opposition

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by waedwe, Dec 12, 2010.

  1. http://news.ninemsn.com.au/article.aspx?id=8181563



    Interesting, but i see nothing there announcing they intend to remove them :-k
     
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  2. Police have said it
    Journalists have said it
    Politicians have said it
    The public has said it
    Safety experts have said
    Motoring bodies have said it

    did it change anything - no
     
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  3. A 44% reduction in casualties at the state's 10 highest profile camera locations . . . and yet no significant reduction in the state's road toll.

    How does that work?
     
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  4. Does make the mind boggle, RoderickGI (?!!!)
     
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  5. Captain obvious to the rescue!
     
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  6. 1 fatality - 44% = 0.56 of a fatality and they round up? 8-[

    Seriously though, it does make you wonder. Without the actual numbers, rather than the percentage change, and without knowing exactly what way the "area" of a camera is calculated there's no real way of knowing how effective it was. The percentages by themselves mean sod all.
     
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  7. the big thing now is not the fixed speed cameras but the so called "safety" cameras. For every fixed cam, there is now about 3 or 4 intersection photo booths.
     
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  8. Zackly. The media have been letting the NSW opposition get away with this.
     
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