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Legislative Assembly for the ACT: 2005 Week 03 Hansard (Thursday, 10 March 2005 2005) . . Page.. 947 ..


An average cannot be calculated because of the different nature of the penalties.


Roads—traffic infringements(Question No 129)

Mr Pratt asked the Minister for Urban Services, upon notice, on 15 February 2005:

How many traffic infringements were issued during the double demerit points period of 24 December 2004 to 3 January 2005 listed by (a) offence and (b) category;

How many demerit points were accrued by drivers on ACT Roads as a result of traffic infringements issued during this period;

How many random breath tests were conducted over this period and how many drivers exceeded the blood alcohol limit and were subsequently charged with a drink-driving offence.

Mr Hargreaves: The answer to the member’s question is as follows:

The attached table shows the traffic infringements incurred by (a) offence and (b) category for the period 24 December 2004 and 3 January 2005.

There was a total of 4,726 demerit points accrued by drivers on ACT road during the above period.

There was 6,359 random breath tests conducted over this period and 23 drivers were charged with a drink-driving offence.

Infringements Issued between 24/12/2004 and 03/01/2005

Infringement Type

Offence Code

Offence Description

Total Points

Offence Count

Camera Infringement

ARR001.01

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit <= 15 Km/H

332

166

Camera Infringement

ARR001.02

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit > 15 But <= 30 Km/H

48

8

Red Light Camera Infringement

ARR001.01

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit <= 15 Km/H

2430

1215

Red Light Camera Infringement

ARR001.02

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit > 15 But <= 30 Km/H

576

96

Red Light Camera Infringement

ARR001.03

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit By > 30 But <= 45 Km/H

32

4

Red Light Camera Infringement

ARR008.11

Proceed When Traffic Light Red

80

20

Red Light Camera Infringement

ARR008.12

Proceed When Traffic Arrow Red

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR001.01

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit <= 15 Km/H

124

62

Traffic Infringement

ARR001.02

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit > 15 But <= 30 Km/H

618

103

Traffic Infringement

ARR001.03

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit By > 30 But <= 45 Km/H

120

15

Traffic Infringement

ARR001.04

Non-School Zone Exceed Speed Limit By > 45 Km/H

72

6

Traffic Infringement

ARR008.01

Not Stop At Stop Line At Red Light-Other Than Toll Booth

16

4

Traffic Infringement

ARR008.07

Not Stop At Stop Line At Yellow Light

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR008.13

Proceed When Lights/Arrow Yellow/Red

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR009.07

Not Give Way At Intersection To Vehicle On Right

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR009.13

Not Give Way To Oncoming Vehicle (Right Turn)

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR010.05

Not Stop At Stop Line/Near Intersection (Intersection With No Lights)

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR010.08

Not Stop At/Before Stop Line/Stop Sign

28

7

Traffic Infringement

ARR013.08

Not Give Way To Pedestrian On Pedestrian Crossing

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR015.08

Drive Contrary To Direction Of Traffic Lane Arrow

0

2

Traffic Infringement

ARR015.18

Disobey No Entry Sign

0

3

Traffic Infringement

ARR021.01

Drive Behind Other Vehicle Too Closely To Stop Safely

2

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR023.04

Not Keep Left Of Dividing Line (Double Dividing Lines)

4

1

Traffic Infringement

ARR027.03

Move From Marked Lane To Another Across Continuous Line

0

1


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