Central Okanagan Speed Watch Program

Are you aware of the traffic picture in British Columbia?

  • Crashes involving speed kill or injure more people than those involving alcohol.
  • Approximately 15,000 traffic crashes involve speed. Every year, more than 200 people are killed and 8,000 are injured.

Do you know if speeding is a problem in your neighbourhood?

  • The SPEED WATCH program monitors speeding in your area.
  • Using portable Radar equipment and an electronic sign for instant feedback, drivers will be made aware of their speed as they travel along neighbourhood streets.
  • Information about speeding locations will be given to the police and SPEED WATCH.
  • Schools can obtain volunteers by utilizing the display unit at open house sessions.

The Speed Watch Program will help to address specific traffic problems through

  • Increased police awareness
  • Public and community education
  • City traffic and transportation section
  • Neighbourhood action

Help the traffic situation in your community. Contact the Kelowna RCMP at 762-3300 if you have a concern about the traffic in your neighborhood or...

BECOME A SPEED WATCH VOLUNTEER.

If you are 19 years of age and...

  • Have a clean driving record
  • Have four hours per month to give
  • Are prepared to commit one year initially
  • Are willing to complete necessary training

For an application or more information please phone: 250-707-8021

 

 
 
 
Regional District of Central Okanagan | 1450 KLO Road | Kelowna, BC V1W 3Z4
Ph: 250-763-4918 | Fax: 250-763-0606 | Email: info@cord.bc.ca
Hours: Monday – Friday 8:00 am – 4:00 pm (Closed Holidays)