speed limits

An allegedly impaired driver was ticketed for excessive speed and given a driving prohibition in Nanaimo after her car was clocked at 137 kilometres per hour in 70km/h zone. (File photo)

Impaired driver clocked driving almost double the speed limit in Nanaimo

Woman in her 20s has car impounded, gets ticket for excessive speeding

 

The speed limit on Highway 1 at the McKenzie Interchange increased from 60 to 80 km/h on Jan. 29 at 7 a.m. (Black Press Media file photo)

Construction zone speed limits removed from Greater Victoria’s McKenzie Interchange

Trans-Canada Highway speed limit restored to 80 km/h at site of $96 million highway improvement

 

A report by Victoria staff recommended the city depart from the 40 km/h collaborative pilot project expected to go ahead for several other municipalities and initiate a project for a 30 km/h speed limit on side streets instead. (Black Press Media file photo)

Victoria council gives green light to 30 km/h speed limit pilot project

Project is a departure from other Greater Victoria municipalities who are lowering speeds to 40 km/h

 

Saanich police clocked a driver going 179 km/h – 99 km/h over the speed limit – on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 1. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich driver caught going 99 km/h over Pat Bay Highway speed limit

Police impound speeder’s vehicle on New Year’s Day

Saanich police clocked a driver going 179 km/h – 99 km/h over the speed limit – on the Pat Bay Highway on Jan. 1. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
An RCMP cruiser on the highway in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
An RCMP cruiser on the highway in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)

Nanaimo driver sorry for doing 175 km/h in a 90 zone

Hefty fines create ‘financial woes’ for motorist caught speeding, driving without insurance

RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)
Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)

Two drivers caught doing nearly triple the speed limit in Victoria school zone

Almost $1,000 in fines, vehicle impounded for each motorist

Victoria police ticketed and impounded the vehicles of two drivers after they were caught speeding through a school zone. (Black Press Media file photo)
A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver caught going 105 km/h over speed limit on Pat Bay Highway

Saanich police issue $483 fine for excessive speeding, impound vehicle

A Saanich police officer stopped a driver going 185 km/h on the Pat Bay Highway on Oct. 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)

Impaired driver stopped for excessive speeding in Saanich school zone on students’ first day back

Driver slapped with a $368 ticket, 90-day driving ban and month-long vehicle impound

Saanich police stopped and ticketed a driver doing more than double the school zone speed limit near Campus View Elementary on Thursday. (Black Press Media file photo)
An alleged dangerous speeding incident occured near the dormant Neucel Specialty Cellulose pulp mill in Port Alice. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)

Dangerous speeder tries to splash work crews at 80 km/h in Port Alice

Police seeking a black Ford Ranger in connection with incident at dormant pulp mill

An alleged dangerous speeding incident occured near the dormant Neucel Specialty Cellulose pulp mill in Port Alice. (Tyson Whitney - North Island Gazette)
A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)

Island RCMP want speeding motorists to ‘slow the blazes down’

Nanaimo police raise alarm after seeing 400-per cent rise in excessive speeding tickets last month

A Nanaimo RCMP officer waves down a driver during a speed enforcement operation on the old Island Highway near St. George Street in September. (News Bulletin file photo)
More than 10 municipalities in the Capital Regional District will join Saanich in a road speed reduction pilot. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

South Island in driver’s seat for residential road speed reduction pilot project

Saanich recruits 11 CRD municipalities to join pilot project to look at 40 km/h residential limit

More than 10 municipalities in the Capital Regional District will join Saanich in a road speed reduction pilot. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend

Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend

Nearly 300 tickets issued to drivers in Greater Victoria

Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend
Saanich police snapped a photo of a Totem Towing truck arriving to pick up the vehicle of a driver stopped for speeding on May 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Crackdown on Greater Victoria speeders starts to fill towing lot

Lot storing more seven-day impounds than normal, Totem Towing owner says

Saanich police snapped a photo of a Totem Towing truck arriving to pick up the vehicle of a driver stopped for speeding on May 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Six speeders caught in Saanich days after B.C. high-risk driving campaign kicks off

Saanich police crack down after spike in excessive speeding

Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Motorcyclist caught speeding 90 km/h over limit in Victoria

VicPD issues $1,300 in tickets to driver, impound motorcycle

The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)