Speeding and camera enforcement

It is an offence for any vehicle to travel faster than the speed limit. Increased speed means not only an increased risk of crashing but also increased severity if a crash occurs.

What is speeding?

There are two types of speeding:

  • Where a vehicle travels faster than the posted speed limit or its limited speed
  • Where a driver travels within the speed limit but because of road conditions (eg fog or rain) this speed is inappropriate.

Camera enforcement

Cameras are used in NSW to enforce speed limits. There are a number of different types of enforcement cameras:

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