Motorists have been hit with more than $100,000 in fines in a month by Albury's new speed and red light cameras.
The new system nabbed 256 drivers in August, leading to $101,013 in penalties.
The westbound camera, at the intersection of Borella Road and Young Street, detected about twice as many speed offences as red light violations.
The average penalty issued was $394, with red light infringements costing more than the penalties for speeding offences.
Councillor Henk van de Ven, who runs a business 150 metres away and previously sat on a local traffic committee, said it was disappointing to see so many fines issued.
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"I argued they shouldn't have been put in there, but they (Transport for NSW) said the crash statistics warranted it," he said.
"I don't believe the statistics did warrant it.
"They had funding for another 10 red light cameras around the state and looked for places to put them.
"I use extreme caution now going through that intersection.
"I don't want to be a victim of their fundraising efforts.
"I'd urge everyone else to do the same, so they don't get any more money than they are getting."
The cash reaped by the fixed cameras far exceed the fines issued by mobile speed cameras in Albury.
I use extreme caution now going through that intersection. I don't want to be a victim of their fundraising efforts.Councillor Henk van de Ven
Portable cameras at sites including Mate Street and on the Hume Highway at South Albury sometimes fail to detect any speeding drivers in a month.
Cameras are also used on Thurgoona Drive, Corrys Road and the Riverina Highway with similar results.
Those cameras only issued $4654 in fines last financial year, and nearly $13,000 the previous financial year.
If last month's results for the fixed cameras on Borella Road and Young Street were extrapolated over a 12 month period, the site would generate $1.21 million in revenue.
Crash statistics show there were six crashes reported at the intersection between 2014 and 2018.
Of those incidents, only three injuries were reported.
The most recent data available for the cameras on the Lincoln Causeway in Wodonga show the site issued $319,488 in fines from July to December last year.
Member for Albury Justin Clancy did not return calls.