Oceanside Community Safety patrollers and Block Watch participants remind you to help lock out auto crime.
Long weekends mean more vehicles – and crashes – on B.C. roads. On average, three people are killed and 560 injured in crashes over the B.C. Day long weekend every year. In a new ICBC survey, 66% of respondents stated they have already taken or will be taking a road trip this summer. Nearly half of those planning a road trip (45%) stated they’ll be driving more than they did last summer. We’re sharing important safety tips for drivers to help keep our roads safe this long weekend.
OCSV Program Manager Michael Garland speaks about current community safety events on our local radio stations The Beach and The Lounge. If you missed the broadcast, you can listen here:
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 281 complaints.
Continued high temperatures put many vulnerable populations at risk of heat-related illnesses, including the elderly, infants and young children, pregnant women, people with chronic illness and people experiencing homelessness. Residents are encouraged to check on neighbours and loved ones who may be unable to leave their homes or whose judgement may be impaired.
Travelling on a budget was likely behind a request for information that I received about camping beside the highway. The correspondent was curious to know if there are any rules in BC that would stop someone from camping on the side of the highway overnight.
Electric Assist Bicycles, ebikes or as they are named in law, Motor-Assisted Cycles (MAC) are bicycles with attached pedals and electric motor(s) with a power output of 500 watts or less. In order to operate them on the road legally, a number of conditions must be met:
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 294 complaints.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 354 complaints.
Please join Oceanside Community Safety and the Oceanside RCMP at the 9th annual Qualicum Beach Beach Day. Events take place on Sunday, July 17, 2022 from noon to 4:00 pm. Our booth will include a police car, police bicycle patrols and kid friendly activities.
Could you possibly advise us on how best to handle international visitors using our vehicle? We are traveling to Europe this summer and friends from there will be using our car (two different families at two different times). I would like to ensure that we are adequately covered in the event that they should be involved in any kind of motor vehicle accident in our car. I also wonder if they can take our vehicle into the US?