You may notice these LED readout speed signs strategically located around our region. These signs are a way of engaging drivers to check there speed compliance within certain speed zones.
Speed display signs are generally used in high pedestrian areas.
The speed signs collect data, of number of vehicles, the speed the vehicles are travelling at and whether the vehicle slows down when seeing the display.
This data can then be used to evaluate the effectiveness of the speed display sign and communicated to Police if further enforcement may be required in this area.
Previous data shows that on the drivers initial observation of the speed display, there speed is reduced and often reduced to be 10km below the speed limit.
These speed display signs do not record vehicle identity or used for the purpose of issuing speed infringements.