During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 300 complaints.
Our current system of trying to change driver behaviour largely consists of traffic tickets, vehicle impoundment and driver's licence suspensions. They all rely on traffic policing to find and deal with those who don't follow the rules. How efficient is that?
Some child car seats may be into their second or third child occupant. Their car seat may have lived through plenty of ice cream adventures, and spills of food and crumbles of gunk. In fact, that this is one of the reasons that child car seats have an Expiry Date.
The rain is pounding down outside this morning as I sit looking out my livingroom window with tablet and coffee in hand. I'm warm and dry enjoying the idea that being retired means I am no longer on the highway investigating collisions in this weather. Of course, Murphy was listening.
Our dedicated volunteers are out there on the lookout for vehicles vulnerable to auto crime.
This is a short trip down memory lane with a retired traffic cop: me. I've just recently completed a round trip from Vancouver Island to the West Kootenays and back and had plenty of time to think along the way. There were ghosts along Highway 3 from the Manning Park works yard to Rock Creek, one of my old patrol areas.
During this time period the Oceanside RCMP received 319 complaints.
Did you know that if you hold a garage sale you are legally responsible to ensure that items sold whether they are new or used are safe and meet current regulations? Common items such as electronics, baby gates, car seats, strollers, toys and cosmetics to name a few are a potential safety risk. The Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (CCPSA) is administered by Health Canada whose purpose is to prevent dangers to ones health or safety from consumer products.
Oceanside Community Safety's Traffic Watch group performed 13 deployments during the month of May 2019 contributing 53 hours of volunteer time.