Community Road Safety Fund
The Community Road Safety Fund was established by legislation in 2012 and came into effect in 2013. It ensures all fines from camera-detected speeding, red-light and mobile phone use offences are only used for road safety purposes. The NSW Government also provides additional funds to help deliver targeted road safety programs and reduce the number of deaths and serious injuries on our roads.
We're committed to working towards the goal of zero road deaths and serious injuries by 2050. The Community Road Safety Fund allows us to deliver our commitments in the Road Safety Action Plan 2026 and improve safety for our community.
The Fund has delivered programs that are saving lives and preventing serious injuries, including:
- The world’s first mobile phone detection cameras
- Delivery of life-saving infrastructure safety treatments across the road network
- Testing and rating of child car seats
- High visibility police operations
- Road safety education for children and young people
- Road safety advertising campaigns
- School crossing supervisors and flashing lights at schools
- The Driver Licensing Access Program
- Drink driving and drug driving reforms
- New and used car safety ratings (PDF, 1.45 MB) and vehicle research
- Road safety education through partnerships with local governments, advocates and ambassadors
The annual Road Safety Progress reports outline how money from the Community Road Safety Fund is spent each financial year.
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Our research and action plans underpin effective road safety initiatives to help reduce deaths and serious injuries on NSW roads.