Speeders, beware; there could be some new watchers soon.
In an effort to combat speeding particularly on rural roads and on highways throughout the District of Kent, district officials announced a call for Speed Watch volunteers.
“It’s great to notice the speeding but also would be great to have people contribute and be a member of Speed Watch,” said District Mayor Sylvia Pranger.
Speed Watch volunteers would be equipped with portable speed radar equipment with flashing reader boards, designed to provide speed information instantly. Local RCMP and ICBC collaborate in overseeing the volunteer effort; ICBC provides training on the equipment to help volunteers watch for speeders particularly in high-risk crash locations.
For more information on how to volunteer for Speed Watch, call the local RCMP detachment at 604-796-2211.
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