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    HALF of all fine recipients in Victoria who challenge tickets succeed in having them dropped, figures from the state Attorney-General's office show.

    Herald Sun

    Norrie Ross

    August 27, 2007 12:00am

    THE accuracy of mobile speed cameras is under assault by the legal world.

    $1m in traffic fines every day

    $1m in traffic fines every day

    Article from: Sunday Herald Sun

    Chris Tinkler and Kelvin Healey

    May 13, 2007 12:00am

    VICTORIA'S speed camera and traffic fine cash cow is reaping more than one million dollars a day for the Bracks Government for the first time.

    But less than a third of the money, provided by fixed and mobile speed cameras, is being spent on road safety initiatives, according to official figures.

    Parking mess

    Parking mess

    Article from: Herald Sun
    • August 18, 2007 12:00am

    A DESPERATE Melbourne City Council is pressuring its parking inspectors to pursue motorists and issue more tickets to generate an extra $1.5 million in revenue.

    Motorist wins, but don't say a word

    ANOTHER day, another speed fine scrubbed on the Geelong Road. But here, for the first time, Diary has a photo that spills the beans. Have a look at the car (bottom) Robin Rodgers was driving at the moment he was fined for doing 108 km/h in August last year. On the original print the outlines of the sensor strips are visible and, says Rodgers, his car's rear wheels in lane 1 have yet to cross them. Rodgers (below) says he had his cruise control set for 90 km/h. He was being overtaken by a giant milk transport yet it was he who was fined $138.

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