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