Fines issued from mobile speed cameras in the region since the beginning of this year has increased by more than $6,000 compared to the same time period last year.
Figures from Revenue NSW indicate across the 20 mobile speed camera locations in the region, there has been $18,281 worth of fines issued since January 2019.
This marked a 43.3 per cent increase compared to the same period in 2018, which saw $12,752 worth of fines issued.
A leap of more than $6,500 in fines in one year for the Barellan mobile speed camera, with $8,014 worth of fines issued since the beginning of the year at an average of $364 per offence.
The mobile cameras which operate at Stanbridge and along Irrigation Way near Yanco have also seen a large increase in fines issued this year, while the mobile camera near Binya has seen a sharp drop off in fines issued this year, going from $3,787 across the first nine months of 2018 to $671 in 2019.
The region has seen $7,223 in fines issued by 10 mobile speed camera sites since the start of July.
The increase in fines issued come as state transport minister Andrew Constance has suggested the removal of speed camera warning signs for fixed and mobile speed cameras, referring to research from Monash University which claims 54 lives a year could be saved if signs were to be removed.
A 2018 report from the Auditor-General into mobile speed cameras suggested warning signs ahead of mobile cameras provided little evidence of changing driver behaviour, stating the use of signs "limits the opportunity to moderate driver behaviour through causing drivers to be worried they could be caught anywhere, anytime."
The majority of speeding offences in the region continue to be picked up by the Griffith Highway Patrol section, with $166,167 in fines issued for 630 speeding offences between July and September, with $530,490 worth of fines issued since the beginning of 2019.
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