Two combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of March, 2018. Of 1292 vehicles checked, 155 or 12% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 79 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 14 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.
Combined Speedwatch / Cellwatch Deployments
|Location||Direction||Total Vehicles||Talking||Texting||Other||> 10 km/h Over||Maximum Speed|
|Hwy 4A Coombs||not specified||934||0||0||14||155||79 (50 zone)|
|800 Blk Jones Avenue Qualicum Beach||not specified||358||0||0||0||0||59 (50 zone)|
Other distractions include driving with a dog on the driver's lap or eating / drinking while driving.