Traffic Watch Report - April 2019

Traffic Watch IconOceanside Community Safety's Traffic Watch group performed 13 deployments during the month of April, 2019 contributing 53 hours of volunteer time. The highest number of distracted drivers were found in the 2400 block of Highway 19A, Qualicum Beach. 77 km/h in a posted 50 km/h zone was the highest speed over the limit measured on Hwy 4A at Marks in Parksville and the 2400 Block of Hwy 19A in Qualicum Beach.

Turning Right in Sechelt

DriveSmartBC LogoThis all started with a simple question from my e-mail: "Are right turn lanes allowed at 4 way stop intersections?" The story evolved as I asked questions to try and understand the situation before answering here. It turns out to involve the intersection of Trail Avenue and Cowrie Street in Sechelt.

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CRIME WATCH April 28th to May 4th, 2019

DetectiveDuring this time period the Oceanside received 328 complaints total with Parksville 146, RDN 135, Qualicum Beach 42.

1) File 2019-4099: RCMP conducted a vehicle stop on April 28th, on Island Highway West near Qualicum Road when the odor of burnt cannabis was being emitted from a vehicle. The result was a violation ticket to the driver who was prohibited from operating a motor vehicle, adult operating a motor vehicle with cannabis in it.

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