Pricey fines for motorists in Sydney

Posted On August 26, 2015 By In Data, Maps, News and events, Transport, Visualisations With 626 Views

The Sydney Speed Camera That Makes $4 million a year

Rideable mapped out the data behind an article by Business Insider Australia Speed Camera Article, published 26 August 2015.

“The speed camera focused on northbound traffic on the Eastern Distributor in the tunnel between Oxford and William streets, is what NSW treasurer Gladys Berejiklian would call a nice little earner, courtesy of the Roads and Maritime Service.” Source: Business Insider Australia

It sits where the speed drops from 80kmh to 70kmh and caught an average of 50 drivers per day — generating nearly $450 per hour — adding $4 million to the state’s coffers last year.

Rideable geocoded the data on the Business Insider web page to produce the map below:

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