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JAN
22

Do speed cameras save lives?

Monday, 22 January 2018

During 2017, speed cameras in Australia raised $1.1 billion in fines. The highest sum went to Victoria with $363 million, then Queensland with $226 million and NSW with $194 million. It appears cameras are good at catching people who speed. But are they good at saving lives?

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NOV
06

Results of road tolling inquiry

Monday, 06 November 2017

The senate inquiry into road tolls in NSW has just released an eye-opening report. It recommends more transparency in tolling agreements and the companies involved with them. Motorists have no idea how much of their tax, or their tolls, is going to private financiers to bear which risks. Nor how much profit these companies expect from public infrastructure.

Read more: Results of road tolling inquiry

 
AUG
14

What to do about congestion

Monday, 14 August 2017

Whether they call it “traffic”, “jams”, “gridlock” or “congestion”, drivers everywhere are tired of it. Authorities in cities all over the world are trying to find ways to reduce it. Some take a supply approach – build more roads – and others take a demand approach – try to change the way people travel around.

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JUL
24

The cost of getting around in Sydney

Monday, 24 July 2017

The average household in Sydney pays more to get around by car and public transport than any others in Australia. They spend a whopping $22,238 per year and $848 more than last year, which swallows 17.2% of their average income.

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MAY
01

How driving takes its tolls

Monday, 01 May 2017

The greenslip.com.au team wonders how many motorists in Sydney know just how much they spend on road tolls.

Read more: How driving takes its tolls

   

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