Hi-tech cameras which can penetrate through car windscreens are now on the roads after a four-week trial busted more than 10,000 drivers texting behind the wheel. The state-of-the-art lenses will be turned on from January 1 on Anzac Parade in Sydney’s east – and at the test site in Prospect on the M4 motorway. Motorists caught using their phones will be given warnings for a month before fines are enforced, The Daily Telegraph reported. Hi-tech cameras which can penetrate through car windscreens are now on the roads after a four-week trial busted more than 10,000 drivers texting behind the wheel The state-of-the-art lenses will be turned on from January 1 on Anzac Parade in Sydney’s east – and at the test site in Prospect on the M4 motorway Texting drivers will receive fines of $337 – or $448 in a school zone – and a five demerit point deduction from February. The cameras, which will operate 24 hours a day and in rain, hail or sun captured a staggering 11,000 drivers during the initial trial on the M4. RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Shocking moment a driver slams into a cyclist before running… Six people are badly injured as massive explosion rocks a…… Read full this story
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