Text and drive: Hi-tech cameras targeting drivers using their smartphones are ...

WARNING: New hi-tech cameras targeting drivers using their phones in Australia - after 11,000 motorists were busted texting behind the wheel in four weeks Mobile monitoring cameras caught 11,000 drivers breaking law behind wheel The state-of-the-art technology can catch drivers travelling up to 300km/h NSW State Government will roll out cameras across busy NSW roads from today Drivers caught will lose demerit points and pay hundreds of dollars in fines 

By Max Margan For Daily Mail Australia

Published: 05:06 GMT, 1 January 2019 | Updated: 09:10 GMT, 2 January 2019

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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 

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 

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

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