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February 26, 2024

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RTA road safety centre former head defends government decision to turn off Urunga speed camera. Dr Soames Job told local media that data indicated some cameras weren’t giving the expected road safety benefit for various what he described as ‘complex reasons’.

The switched-off camera was located just 800 metres from the site of a double-fatality accident on the Pacific Highway last weekend.

‘There are a lot of media saying that road cameras don’t work, that road cameras are for revenue raising, that road cameras aren’t accurate – and all of those statements are false,’ he said.


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