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Appendix 3Camera Detected Offence Program

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Overview

Table – Camera Detected Offence Program financial overview for 2016–17
Revenue $'000
Department of Transport and Main Roads 92,214
Department of Treasury and Trade (State Penalties Enforcement Registry) 40,565
Total revenue 132,779
Administrative/operational costs
Department of Transport and Main Roads - operating 5,540
Department of Transport and Main Roads - equity 594
Queensland Police Service – operating (including road safety enforcement initiatives) 38,837
Queensland Police Service – equity 2,202
Department of Treasury and Trade (State Penalties Enforcement Registry) 6,867
Total administrative/operational costs 54,040
Expenditure from remaining revenue
Road safety education and awareness
Department of Transport and Main Roads 14,616
Public Safety Business Agency 808
Road accident injury rehabilitation programs
Queensland Health – to support the purchase of blood and blood products used in the treatment of victims of road trauma 4,500
Improvements to the safety of state-controlled roads
Department of Transport and Main Roads – operating 360
Department of Transport and Main Roads – equity 118,586
Total Expenditure from remaining funds 138,870
Total Expenditure 2016–17 192,910
Total Revenue less Total Expenditure (60,131)

Note:Total 2016–17 expenditure on CDOP related activities, includes expenditure from prior year surpluses.

Community attitudes

The following results from recent research* indicate the community regards speeding as a dangerous and unacceptable behaviour.

Of those drivers surveyed:

*Each year, Transport and Main Roads commissions a Road Safety Attitudes Tracking Study by an independent market research company, Marketing and Communications Research. The 2016 survery asked transport-related questions of a sample of 600 Queensland drivers/riders. A number of the questions were specific to the Camera Detected Offence Program.

The graph below shows the average number of vehicles that were monitored for every mobile speed camera notice that was issued between January 2012 and December 2016.

Graph – Mobile speed cameras - Vehicles monitored per notice issued
Jan 12 Apr 12 Jul 12 Oct 12 Jan 13 Apr 13 Jul 13 Oct 13 Jan 14 Apr 14 Jul 14 Oct 14 Jan 15 Apr 15 Jul 15 Oct 15 Jan 16 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 16 Dec 16
129 135 121 97 109 119 109 84 97 82 64 60 58 65 62 55 61 39 87 89 79

Data source: Queensland Police Service

Table – Number of mobile speed camera infringements per penalty bracket for 2016
Penalty bracket < 13 km/h 13–20 km/h 21–30 km/h 31–40 km/h > 40 km/h Total
Number of mobile speed camera infringements 373,246 89,821 12,397 1,427 642 477,533
Percentage 78.16% 18.81% 2.60% 0.30% 0.13% 100%

Data source: Transport and Main Roads Data Analysis Team

Note: Penalty bracket is vehicle exceeding the speed limit by this amount.

In the 2016 calendar year, 238,387 red light camera infringement notices were issued. This includes red light camera notices detected by combined red light/speed cameras.

The graph below shows the average number of vehicles that were monitored for every red light camera notice that was issued between January 2012 and December 2016.

Graph – Red light cameras: Vehicles monitored per notice issued
Jan 12 Apr 12 Jul 12 Oct 12 Jan 13 Apr 13 Jul 13 Oct 13 Jan 14 Apr 14 Jul 14 Oct 14 Jan 15 Apr 15 Jul 15 Oct 15 Jan 16 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 16 Dec 16
7627 7115 6620 5095 6510 5315 7392 7702 9384 9043 9291 7817 7032 7162 8315 8011 8173 8035 7769 8518 7723

Data source: Queensland Police Service

Note: This graph does not include red light camera notices issued by combined red light/speed cameras. See Figure 24: Combine red light/speed cameras – vehicles monitored per notice issued.

The graph below shows the average number of vehicles that were monitored for every fixed speed camera notice that was issued between January 2012 and December 2016.

Graph – Fixed speed cameras: Vehicles monitored per notice issued
Jan 12 Apr 12 Jul 12 Oct 12 Jan 13 Apr 13 Jul 13 Oct 13 Jan 14 Apr 14 Jul 14 Oct 14 Jan 15 Apr 15 Jul 15 Oct 15 Jan 16 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 16 Dec 16
669 648 677 725 839 1230 1794 1097 1078 1018 961 714 699 723 687 688 804 785 899 890 823

Data source: Queensland Police Service

Note: This graph does not include fixed speed camera notices issued by combined red light/speed cameras. See Figure 24.

Table – Number of fixed speed camera infringements per penalty bracket for 2016
Penalty bracket < 13 km/h 13–20 km/h 21–30 km/h 31–40 km/h > 40 km/h Total
Number of fixed speed camera infringements 113,094 33,961 4,577 772 424 152,828
Percentage 74.00% 22.22% 2.99% 0.51% 0.28% 100%

Data source: Transport and Main Roads Data Analysis Team

Note: Penalty bracket is vehicle exceeding the speed limit by this amount. This data includes fixed speed camera notices detected by combined red light/speed cameras.

A combined red light/speed camera is placed at a signalised intersection and is able to detect both failure to obey the red signal and/or speeding. The speed detection component of the camera can operate on the red, yellow and green signal. The graph below shows the average number of vehicles that were monitored for every red light or speed camera notice issued from combined red light/speed cameras since January 2012.

Graph – Combined red light/speed cameras: Vehicles monitored per notice issued
Category Jan 12 Apr 12 Jul 12 Oct 12 Jan 13 Apr 13 Jul 13 Oct 13 Jan 14 Apr 14 Jul 14 Oct 14 Jan 15 Apr 15 Jul 15 Oct 15 Jan 16 Apr 16 Jul 16 Oct 16 Dec 16
Red light 10736 10079 8607 10494 17146 12486 903 1218 1532 1237 907 1266 1361 1399 1578 1363 1505 2154 1691 1130 1182
Speed 15616 9799 12349 11473 9798 16301 9080 10354 11822 11774 12433 10110 10731 11451 14517 14064 13482 14702 10933 10711 9603

Data source: Queensland Police Service

Note: Combined red light/speed cameras were introduced on 2 August 2011. Between 2 August 2011 and 31 December 2013, data was captured from two combined red light/speed cameras.

Table – Number of fixed speed camera infringements per penalty bracket for 2016
Penalty bracket < 13 km/h 13–20 km/h 21–30 km/h 31–40 km/h > 40 km/h Total
Number of point-to-point speed camera infringements 3,113 2,985 415 64 46 6,623
Percentage 47.00% 45.07% 6.27% 0.97% 0.69% 100%

Data source: Transport and Main Roads Data Analysis Team

Note: Penalty bracket is vehicle exceeding the speed limit by this amount. A point-to-point (or average) speed camera system uses a number of cameras over a length of road to measure a vehicle's average speed. The system uses the time it takes for a vehicle to travel between the two points to calculate the average speed of the vehicle: Speed = Distance ÷ Time.

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