Speed Watch / Cell Watch Data - August 2018

Exclamation SignThirteen combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of August, 2018. Of 12,034 vehicles checked,  947 or 6.7% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 71 km/h in a 30 km/h zone. 95 drivers were observed doing some form of distracted driving.


Distracted Driving Awareness Month - September 2018

ICBC LogoICBC, the Oceanside RCMP, Central Island Traffic Services and our Speedwatch volunteers will be taking part in Distracted Driving Awareness month. According to ICBC, 9 people die in collisions on Vancouver Island each year from driving while distracted. In addition approximately 960 crashes occur every day in B.C., many of these caused by distracted or inattentive driving.