Department of the Legislative Assembly

Traffic Infringement Notices

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WRITTEN QUESTIONS
10th Assembly


19/07/2005

188. Traffic Infringement Notices

Ms Carney to MINISTER for Police, Fire and Emergency Services

QUESTION
Traffic Infringement Notices

1. Could you advise how many traffic infringement notices for speeding have been issued on a year-to-year basis over the past three years and what the income from those were on a year-to-year basis over the last three years.
2. Minister have you recorded any traffic infringements in the period 2004/2005.
3. Could you advise how many traffic infringement notices for other than speeding have been issued on a year-to-year basis over the last three years.

ANSWER


Answered on 06/01/2006

1. In 2004-05, 24,813 speeding offences were dealt with through the issue of traffic infringement notices. This represents a 13% reduction when compared to the 2003-04 figure of 28,551. In 2002-03, there were 34,414 speeding offences. Based on data supplied by the Fines and Recovery Unit, $2,823,122, $3,701,315 and $3,542,378 were received for financial years 2004-05, 2003-04 and 2002-03 respectively. These amounts account for camera, traffic and traffic offence infringement types, and exclude those infringement notices with a ‘withdrawn’ status.

2. Answered above and below.

3. In 2004-05, 9,203 offences were dealt with through the issue of traffic infringement notices that were for offences other than speeding offences. In 2003-04 there were 9,876, and in 2002-03 there were 7,656.
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