speed limits

An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)

B.C. driver caught going 72 km/h over speed limit claims they were ‘late for tee time’

Mounties clocked an Lexus driver speeding excessively in Pitt Meadows

An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)
Saanich police are reminding residents that while school zones aren’t currently being enforced, playground zone speed limits remain in effect. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)

COVID-19: Speed limits in playground zones are in effect

Saanich police not currently enforcing school zone speed limits

Saanich police are reminding residents that while school zones aren’t currently being enforced, playground zone speed limits remain in effect. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
Sixteen Saanich drivers were pulled over for excessing speeding between March 7 and April 7. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)

Saanich police pull over 16 drivers over for excessive speeding over the last 30 days

Police implore drivers to be cautious, avoid risks to themselves and others

Sixteen Saanich drivers were pulled over for excessing speeding between March 7 and April 7. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
The District of Saanich will participate in a provincial road safety pilot project in hopes of lowering residential road speeds. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich joins pilot project to lower speeds on residential streets

The province invited Saanich to participate in a road safety pilot project

The District of Saanich will participate in a provincial road safety pilot project in hopes of lowering residential road speeds. (Black Press Media file photo)
Saanich has been invited to take part in a road safety pilot project through the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure that could enact speed reductions on residential streets. (Black Press Media file photo)

Province invites Saanich to take part in road safety pilot project

Council to consider inviting neighbouring municipalities to join

Saanich has been invited to take part in a road safety pilot project through the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure that could enact speed reductions on residential streets. (Black Press Media file photo)
Charges are pending against a Port Alberni man after Central Vancouver Island Traffic Services pulled the driver over going 130 km/h in a 60 km/h zone of Nanoose Bay on Jan. 19. (News file photo)

Vancouver Island man arrested after police seize suspected illicit drugs in Nanoose Bay

Car impounded after Port Alberni driver clocked travelling at more than twice the posted speed limit

Charges are pending against a Port Alberni man after Central Vancouver Island Traffic Services pulled the driver over going 130 km/h in a 60 km/h zone of Nanoose Bay on Jan. 19. (News file photo)
Snow-filled roads, like the Pat Bay Highway at Royal Oak Drive, prompted warnings from officials for the public to stay home, if possible. (Drive BC)

Speeding Alaska driver tells VicPD police chief he knows how to drive in the snow

Chief Const. Del Manak saw the speeder while driving on Highway 17

Snow-filled roads, like the Pat Bay Highway at Royal Oak Drive, prompted warnings from officials for the public to stay home, if possible. (Drive BC)
Saanich Police Department said the most common road safety reports it receives are motor vehicle collisions. (Black Press Media File Photo)

Saanich Police: most common road safety reports are motor vehicle collisions

Police department also hears a “tremendous” amount of complaints from the public about bad driving

Saanich Police Department said the most common road safety reports it receives are motor vehicle collisions. (Black Press Media File Photo)
Increased speed limit signs are installed on Highway 97c in 2014. (Black Press files)

Speed limits being reduced on 15 B.C. highways

Increased limits in 2014 showed increase in serious crashes

Increased speed limit signs are installed on Highway 97c in 2014. (Black Press files)