Seven combination Speed Watch and Cell Watch deployments were made by Oceanside Community Safety's Community Watch during the month of November, 2018. Of 7,803 vehicles checked, 502 or 6.4% were traveling at more than 10 km/h over the posted speed limit with the highest deviation being 88 km/h in a 50 km/h zone. 76 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|
|Village Way at Kwalikum High - Qualicum Beach||E&W||371||3||0||4||13||77 (50 zone)|
|Hwy 19A at Hemsworth Road - Qualicum Beach||E&W||906||6||0||2||70||86 (50 zone)|
|Hwy 4A at Marks Road - Parksville||N&S||1078||3||0||0||36||83 (50 zone)|
|Village Way at Kwalikum High - Qualicum Beach||E&W||402||0||0||0||20||76 (50 zone)|
|Hwy 19A West - Parksville||E&W||3673||6||0||31||140||76 (50 zone)|
|Hwy 4A - Coombs||E&W||961||2||0||19||174||88 (50 zone)|
|Bennett Road at Arrowview Elementary - Qualicum Beach||N&S||412||0||0||0||49||66 (30 zone)|
** RCMP present
Other distractions include driving with a dog on the driver's lap or eating / drinking while driving.