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Assistant Commissioner Stuart Wilkins

OPERATION OBEDIENCE Continues Into 2010

Drivers and pedestrians who disobey red and orange traffic lights, stop and give way signs and pedestrian lights or signs will be targeted across the South West Metropolitan Region tomorrow as part of OPERATION OBEDIENCE.

“We are more determined than ever and we will again target drivers and pedestrians who commit offences at or near our top crash locations.” South West Metropolitan Region Commander, Assistant Commissioner Stuart Wilkins said.

“Throughout 2009 we targeted road trauma through a variety of traffic enforcement campaigns.” Assistant Commissioner Wilkins said.

“In 2010 we will continue to focus on problem areas with a bad crash history, along with maintaining a very high profile on all major arterial roads.”

“If you are travelling throughout the South West Metropolitan Region on the 13th January, we will be covertly and overtly targeting major ‘black-spot’ intersections. If you fail to obey red or orange lights, or any other regulatory sign, you will be stopped.” Assistant Commissioner Wilkins said.

Problem locations on the following roads will be targeted:

  • Victoria Road,
  • Parramatta Road,
  • Hume Highway,
  • Milperra Road,
  • Canterbury Road,
  • Stacey Street,
  • King Georges Road,
  • Cumberland Highway,
  • Woodville Road,
  • The Horsley Drive,
  • Elizabeth Drive,
  • Northern Road,
  • Narellan Road,
  • Camden Valley Way,
  • Appin Road,
  • Old Hume Highway,
  • Campbelltown Road
  • Picton Road
  • Other identified semi-rural roads.

For further information regarding OPERATION OBEDIENCE, please contact SWMR Traffic Coordinators, Senior Sergeants Kane or Pierce on (02) 8700 2499.

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