We have a problem

March 29th, 2009
I'm sorry this website has developed a problem where images aren't appearing on pages. You might see a little red cross in a box instead. Kerry is at this moment diligently working away rectifying this glitch. Thanks Kerry. more »

www.schoolzonelights .com .au news release

March 24th, 2009
N E W S R E L E A S E NEXT 5 SCHOOLS SELECTED FOR FLASHING LIGHTS Tuesday 24 March 2009 School zone lights campaigner Peter Olsen today announced the next 5 school zones to be fitted with flashing lights as part of the private school zone lights… more »

We are not alone

March 22nd, 2009
In the Graffiti category I posted a bit about a shop wall in Kirrawee, where a mural has been painted in a graffiti style. Well it appears I'm not the only one that thinks this "mural" is inappropriate as a graffiti deterrent. Maybe now it will be… more »

The mess that is School zones

March 11th, 2009
Today Tonight on Ch 7 http://au.todaytonight.yahoo.com/article/5384063/general/school-zone-fines there was an item about school zones, which backs Peter Olsen's "40kmh anomalies" on www.schoolzonelights.com.au. where he points out what a mess school… more »

March 9th, 2009
Council Desperation These two photos show the lengths that some Councils are going to in an attempt to protect school children in their area. The phone number on the trailer is that of Bankstown City Council. From my email inbox I thought that I'd let… more »

Good for some.

March 2nd, 2009
Today the NSW Road Minister Mr Dalley announced a new "fairer" demerit point system. http://www.news.com.au/dailytelegraph/story/0,22049,25123834-5001021,00.html (highlight whole link and drag into browser) Proposed new points system Up to 10 km/h 1… more »

Confusion solved

February 24th, 2009
THis reply came in answer to a copy of an email I personaly handed to the roads Minister when he was at Peakhurst (one page back) _____________________________________________________________________… more »

RTA dirty tricks.

February 11th, 2009
As I said in the previous page the RTA doesn't like someone demonstrating a bit of common sense to solve a problem. http://www.schoolzonelights.com.au/media2009-02-02.html Here's a link from Peter's website to show what BS is trotted out to justify the… more »

The Empire Strikes Back

January 30th, 2009
It appears that the RTA is not impressed with Peter Olsen's Lights. ...................................................................... MEDIA RELEASE RTA 28 January 2009 FLASHING LIGHTS COST CLAIMS INCORRECT The RTA has refuted claims by Peter Olsen… more »

Action speaks louder than words

January 28th, 2009
We'll do this and we'll do that, and nothing or very little gets done. We'll build a Rail line here, or a Metro there, and what happens? We'll get tough on crime ............... etc. When Peter Olsen sends out a media release saying he going to do… more »

Direct action

January 28th, 2009
MEDIA RELEASE 28 January 2009 SOPHIE DELEZIO'S SCHOOL GETS SCHOOL ZONE FLASHING LIGHTS Sophie Delezio's school, Balgowlah Heights Public School on Lewis St, finally has school zone flashing lights. Four sets of lights have been installed by Peter Olsen,… more »

New school year starts when?

January 27th, 2009
The school year begins today and school zones are in operation but this ad in the Daily Telegraph, states that school starts next week. On radio and TV today there have been questions put to ministers, and ministers giving excuses for this stuff up, and… more »

Wheel clamps

January 12th, 2009
It appears to be all too hard http://www.2gb.com/index2.php?option=com_newsmanager&task=view&id=4927 POLICE powers to wheel-clamp street racers' cars look destined for the scrapheap, with just nine cars clamped in a 12-month trial. The Daily… more »

RTA reply

January 11th, 2009
THis reply came in answer to a copy of an email I personaly handed to the roads Minister when he was at Peakhurst see : http://schoolzonesanta.com/index.php/2008/12/11/desensitized _____________________________________________________________________… more »

Cronulla railway staff carpark continued

December 29th, 2008
In a letter to the Leader a reader called the Cronulla Railway staff car park (see "Railcorp waste" Category)"ultra secure" and not one to let an opportunity pass, I emailed the Leader, and my letter was printed on Nov 25 08 _… more »

"Desensitized"

December 11th, 2008
If flashing lights are used widely used then drivers would be "desensitized" said Mr Micheal Dalley MP NSW roads minister at Peakhurst this afternoon. Minister Dalley (on right) and Mr. Peter Olsen. 2GB's… more »

I said it was a headline.

December 3rd, 2008
NSW Government Rail Line project fails to include parking (Daily Telegraph Dec 2 08) NOT one new commuter car space has been built as part of the new Rail Line project. Unions say the situation is so bad that staff working at the new stations will have… more »

New term, new fault.

November 5th, 2008
Going South on King Georges rd Blakehurst the over road overhead flashing lights were not working. I took the photo from the right lane because even though the middle median sign is just past the bend, to angle the sign more toward oncoming traffic so… more »

State of the Art

November 5th, 2008
Another one bites the dust. Same school Zone as in previous page, but this is on the Princes Highway going South at Blakehurst. Isn't it lucky that they have an expensive independant spare set of lights there. A bit of old news I found.… more »

One week and counting

November 5th, 2008
The flashing light unit on King Georges rd going South at Blakehurst has been out for at least a week now and the one on the Highway going South wasn't operating yesterday afternoon school zone time. UPDATE: 26 OCT They are both working now. more »

www.protectkids.com.au

November 5th, 2008
While waiting to get off my crutches (see Jan 08 Archives Right colum) I used my spare time to try and get another matter looked at. When the Beverly Hills farce started, many drivers asked their Members of Parliament for help with not much result. I… more »

Section 10

August 14th, 2008
I went to Sutherland court today to see for myself what happens when you take a Beverly Hills "over 60" to court. A driver was there who pleaded not guilty to 4 offences that were detected on the Northbound speed camera. The driver told the judge he… more »

You're a "retad"

July 28th, 2008
----- Original Message ----- From: "a P plater driver" info@schoolzonesanta.com Sent: Sunday, July 27, 2008 7:05 PM Subject: P crisis. not giving you my email > your a retad not every P plater drives like a moron this is just ageist if it were a older… more »

Correction.

July 11th, 2008
Ever since starting this website I have tried to be as accurate as possible. Information from newspapers or other media is of course only as accurate as the reporting. I was told yesterday that the piece of footpath where the illegal paper stand had… more »

Finally

July 7th, 2008
This morning taking my dogs for their walk I see that the illegal paper stall at Sutherland station wasn't set up in it's usual spot on Railcorp property. The vendor instead had it set up on the footpath outside his newsagency which is now a council… more »

GRAFFITI

July 3rd, 2008
7/3/09 IS THIS A GOOD IDEA? On the corner of Waratah st and Arcacia rd in Kirrawee is a shop wall which has been in the past "tagged" many times by vandals. Now this wall has been painted, but in the graffiti style, a landscape mural would I suppose be… more »

They have got to be kidding!

June 16th, 2008
It has been obvious that drivers have had difficulty with 40 k/mh school zones since they were introduced. Not that the average drivers doesn't want to slow down, but to know where school zones are, and when school zone time is the problem. Flashing… more »

Action.

June 13th, 2008
MEDIA RELEASE 2 February 2009 RTA DIRTY TRICKS CAMPAIGN REVEALED School zone lights campaigner Peter Olsen has today revealed details of what he claims has been an ongoing dirty tricks campaign by the RTA against his school zone flashing lights. "The… more »

10 months on and the drama continues.

May 21st, 2008

speed cameras are effective?

May 20th, 2008
NSW Education Minister John Della Bosca lost his license after racking up seven speeding fines. He told reporters, "I can report that speed cameras are effective" Are they effective at slowing drivers down? Only after being caught the seventh time it… more »