In the past two years, the number of speed camera expiations has increased by almost 58,000 in South Australia.
In 2012, the number of mobile and fixed speed camera expiations was 131,481; in 2014, this number had increased to 189,566.
“The State Liberals have repeatedly called on the Weatherill Labor Government to conduct an audit of speed cameras to make sure that cameras are operating for safety purposes and not to raise revenue,” said Shadow Transport Minister Corey Wingard.
“The Weatherill Labor Government has refused to do so, demonstrating that they have something to hide.
“If they had nothing to hide, they would happily conduct an audit into speed cameras.
“Cameras should be used as a road safety mechanism and the cameras that aren’t there for road safety should be looked at and potentially removed.
“South Australian motorists are feeling that they are a cash cow for this Government.
“The Weatherill Labor Government should not be using speed cameras to raise revenue to top up their mismanaged budget. South Australians deserve better than that.”