Police have issued nearly 500 pedestrian infringements
notices during a 12-hour period in Sydney and Parramatta
The notices were the result of a police operation on Friday,
targeting dangerous motorist and pedestrian behaviour.
Police issued 495 pedestrians infringement notices for
offences such as crossing against the traffic lights.
Officers also handed out 15 notices to drivers for
intersection offences, as well as 236 cautions and four
Assistant Commissioner Stuart Smith said police were stunned
with the operation's outcome.
"There have been 29 pedestrians killed so far this year and
these results show that people are continuing to disregard
the law and risk their lives and the safety of others," he
"Pedestrians are road users too, and these operations remind
them to follow the rules and stay safe when walking in