40km/h limit past ‘lights’.

Updated Road Laws now require drivers to slow down to under 40km/h when passing certain Emergency vehicles when they are running their flashing red/blues (and magenta for VicRoads). Of course this new law has been badly promoted and little public education has taken place. Law week, rumour was the fines already captured for breaking the law were in doubt as the implementation of this offence was incorrectly released and all current infringements removed.

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14 July -White Line update

VicRoads response to our exclusive post regarding new painted lines at Holmesglen has finally come thru. As posted several days ago, a new style of markings have been added around this high revenue making area. The information was first relayed to the #RumourFile on @RossandJohn’s morning show on @3aw693.

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12 July – White Line fever

Over the last day or two, the roadway along one of Melbourne’s most profitable Redlight camera sites has been changed. Hitting traffic going both North and South along Warrigal Rd, Holmesglen (at Batesford Rd), this site sits in the middle of an unexplained 40km/h (8am-8pm Mon-Sat) site. The pictures below show new herring-bone markings on each lane leading up to the intersection. They do not continue past the crossroads.

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07 July – sCammComm report GovInc Version

Here is the sCammComm report into #WannaCry Ransomware infected camera system released today. Interim report into impact on fixed road safety cameras operating in Victoria by malicious software July 7, 2017 The Minister for Police, The Honourable Lisa Neville MP, asked me to investigate the impact on fixed road safety cameras operating in Victoria by malicious software. The Minister wants to ensure the accuracy, reliability and integrity of the road safety camera system. I am conscious of the need to…

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07 July – sCammComm report Media

Today the sCammComm’s ‘limited’ review into infected camera system is released. Of course it’s a media hyped event before the public can get to see it 🙁 We’ll post it as soon as it becomes available.

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05 July – Heavy Vehicle System

Heavy vehicle cameras installed to catch out drivers flouting fatigue laws and speed limits Calder-gets-cameras-to-make-road-safer Mark Kearney @mnkearney 4 Jul 2017, 2:30 p.m. Previous Next +3 An example of the cameras installed. Picture: CONTRIBUTED Melbourne-bound motorists might be prompted to double-check their speedometers upon seeing new road safety cameras on the Calder Freeway.  But recently installed devices near Gisborne have their lenses firmly fixed on targets bigger than the average commuter. The cameras are one of five new point-to-point devices across Victoria…

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04 July – Fines Withdrawn

Recently the DoJ have started to send out Withdrawal notices to those recently ‘allegedly’ caught breaking the Road Laws. Notices are arriving. Sadly, for now, the notices are just Withdrawn and not Cancelled. There is little to no faith in the current system after it was wiped out by a virus (supposedly the #WannaCry RansonWare)

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03 July – Westgate Cameras OFF

Well, seems old media is a-buzz with hype about old camera sites on the bouncing Westgate bridge. Just like other cameras that wave in the wind, it seems the old story has raised itself again.

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