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12/6/2004
Aussie Cameras Lead to Ambulance Delays
Camera enforcement causing ambulance drivers to slow down, causing significant delays.

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The safety impact of speed cameras is not always what one expects. According to an opposition leader in Australia, red light and speed cameras are causing ambulance drivers to take their time reaching patients. Hardly a safety benefit.

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State Opposition deputy leader Barry O'Farrell said red light and speeding tickets contributed to ambulance delays. ...

Figures show that during the winter months, only 50 per cent of patients were reached within 10 minutes of calling an ambulance.
Source: Fineway to work - Ambos booked on job (The Sunday Telegraph (Sydney, Australia), 12/5/2004)

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