Ten Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by the OCSV during the month of May, 2017. Of 6413 vehicle checked, 433 or 7% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 87 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 30 drivers were observed talking on or texting with hand held cellular phones.
Combined Speedwatch / Cellwatch Deployments
|Location||Direction||Total Vehicles||Talking||Texting||Other||> 10 km/h Over||Maximum Speed|
|600 Blk Hwy 19A East - Parksville||Westbound||1539||6||0||8||46||73 (50 zone)|
|600 Blk Hwy 19A East - Parksville||Westbound||637||10||0||0||35||73 (50 zone)|
|Bennett Rd. at Arrowview Elementary||Northbound||767||1||0||16||72||55 (30 zone)|
|600 Blk Pym St. - Parksville||Northbound||223||0||0||0||18||45 (30 zone)|
|Hwy 4A - Coombs||Eastbound||1267||5||0||29||192||87 (50 zone)|
|Hwy 19A at Martindale Rd. - Parksville||Westbound||634||0||0||0||7||Not Recorded|
|Sanderson Rd. at Pym St. - Parksville||Eastbound||141||0||0||2||1||44 (30 zone)|
|Chestnut Rd. - Parksville||Northbound||222||2||0||0||2||56 (40 zone)|
|600 Blk Wembley Rd. - Parksville||Westbound||543||2||0||2||31||60 (30 zone)|
|Village Way - Qualicum Beach||Westbound||540||4||0||3||29||75 (50 zone)|
Other distractions include driving with a dog on the driver's lap or eating / drinking while driving.