In the 2020-21 financial year, the fines issued from road safety cameras amounted to around $319 million. This figure represents a fraction of the overall cost of speed-related crashes.
Road trauma costs Victoria between $4 and $6 billion per year, this amount includes serious injuries and fatalities.
The revenue collected from road safety cameras is directed to the Better Roads Victoria Trust Account.
Funds from this account are invested in important Victorian projects, including road construction and maintenance and road safety initiatives.
These may include:
- road restoration
- road surface replacement
- improving roundabouts
- overtaking lanes
- bridge strengthening.
Reviewed 01 May 2023