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Central Okanagan Speed Watch Program

Are You Aware . . .

  • Crashes involving speed kill or injure more people than those involving alcohol?
  • Approximately 15,000 traffic crashes involve speed? Every year, more than 200 people are killed and 8,000 are injured.

Do You Know . . .

. . . If speeding is a problem in your neighbourhood?

  • The Speed Watch Program monitors speeding in your area.
  • Using portable RADAR equipment and an electronic sign for instant feedback, drivers will be made aware of their speed as they travel along neighbourhood streets.
  • Information about speeding locations will be given to the police and Speed Watch.
  • Schools can obtain volunteers by utilizing the display unit at open house sessions.

The Speed Watch Program will help to address specific traffic problems through . . .

  • increased police awareness
  • public and community education
  • city traffic and transportation section
  • neighbourhood action

Help the traffic situation in your community. Contact the Kelowna RCMP at 762-3300 if you have a concern about the traffic in your neighbourhood or . . .

Become a Volunteer

If you are 19 years of age and . . .

  • have a clean driving record
  • have four hours per month to give
  • are prepared to commit one year initially
  • are willing to complete necessary training

Click here for an application or more information, please phone 250-470-0600



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