Disagreement over speeding trucks

Disagreement over speeding trucks

Whilst an Australian Institute of Criminology (AIC) study has found that a small number of repeat offenders, mostly from out of state, were responsible for a large proportion of the heavy truck speeding offences in NSW, local residents believe the problem is endemic.

The study said the best way for NSW to tackle the problem was to improve detection measures on regional highways at night. Many trucks were clocked travelling more than 30 km/h over the limit.

The study was commissioned by the NSW Roads and Traffic Authority and conducted by AIC analysts Katie Willis and Simone Gangell, who examined data from the NSW

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