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Melbourne's 10 highest-earning speed camera locations

Melbourne's 10 highest-earning speed camera locations

A new speed camera in the city has become one of the highest-earning in Melbourne in less than a year, new data shows. Here is the list of the top 10 locations.

  • by Craig Butt

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No explanation yet for Tullamarine Freeway sign collapse, VicRoads says

No explanation yet for Tullamarine Freeway sign collapse, VicRoads says

When asked about the cause of Tuesday's sign collapse, Major Projects Victoria's program director was not able to explain the incident. 

  • by Anthony Colangelo
Signs on two Melbourne roads removed after driver's near-miss
Road safety

Signs on two Melbourne roads removed after driver's near-miss

VicRoads removes three signs for closer inspection and further testing as it conducts a 'rigorous audit'.

  • by Kaitlyn Offer
Widespread audit of freeway signs after massive sign fell on car

Widespread audit of freeway signs after massive sign fell on car

Some 60 gantries on the Monash Freeway, the M80 Ring Road, the Calder Freeway, the Tullamarine Freeway and the West Gate Freeway to be checked after Tuesday's dramatic collapse.

  • by Anthony Colangelo & Melissa Cunningham
'When’s it going to stop?' Mum hit by falling sign speaks of horror on Tulla freeway

'When’s it going to stop?' Mum hit by falling sign speaks of horror on Tulla freeway

A Melbourne driver who was lucky to escape serious injury when a freeway sign toppled onto her car says it was like a 'roller door' had come down in front her in the middle of the motorway. 

  • by Melissa Cunningham
Shocking spectacle: 12 people found crammed in car during festive season crackdown
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Shocking spectacle: 12 people found crammed in car during festive season crackdown

It was one of the more shocking spectacles police saw this festive season: 12 people, mostly children, were found crammed in a five-seater SUV.

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'Extraordinary, freakish event': Roof rack ride family front media
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'Extraordinary, freakish event': Roof rack ride family front media

Extraordinary and a freakish event is how a family spokesman has described the incident on Friday which saw a four-and-a-half year old boy sitting on the roof of a moving car.

  • by Phil Hickey
Where's the hardest place to pass your driving test in Perth?
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Where's the hardest place to pass your driving test in Perth?

Figures provided to WAtoday indicate 82,809 people sat the test throughout metropolitan Perth in 2018, and 55.1 per cent of drivers failed their practical driving assessments.

  • by Hannah Barry
Driver injured after train and car collide at railway crossing near Wagin

Driver injured after train and car collide at railway crossing near Wagin

A driver has been injured after a train and car collided near Wagin on Monday morning.

  • by Heather McNeill
Emergency crews rush to Indian Ocean Drive crash

Emergency crews rush to Indian Ocean Drive crash

A young woman has been seriously injured in a car crash on Indian Ocean Drive near Wedge Island.

  • by Heather McNeill
Credit where credit's due: The TAC is worth celebrating
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Opinion

Credit where credit's due: The TAC is worth celebrating

Despite the bureaucratic minefield, the TAC and initiatives like its "no blame" policy are a testament to the good that governments can do.

  • by Elizabeth Quinn