Speed cameras raking it in
A single speed camera is taking more than $12,000 a day.
The camera on Sydney’s Eastern Distributor earns the same daily rate as a top Sydney barrister or what Australian captain Michael Clarke earns for two one-day internationals, is at the top of a list of Sydney’s 20 most lucrative – which combined put $17.6 million in the government’s coffers in just six months.
The Eastern Distributor camera snapped 10,047 speeding drivers – an average of 54 a day – and collected $2,275,724 in fines in the six months ot December 31. The camera has topped the Office of State Revenue’s speeding notices’ list since the 2011-12 financial year.
A camera in the southbound lanes on…
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