Traffic Watch

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TRAFFIC WATCH PROGRAM

TRAFFIC WATCH volunteers monitor driving behavior and share their results with the RCMP and ICBC. The patrol van and WKCP volunteers can often be seen in our community equipped up with radar and an electronic board that displays passing motorists’ speeds, reminding them to stay within the speed limit. Other times volunteers are noting the number of drivers who are distracted by talking on cell phones or by texting, and sometimes they note the number of motorists who are driving without using their seat belts.

The aim of TRAFFIC WATCH is to encourage motorists to drive safely. Teams of two WKCP members perform TRAFFIC WATCH duties in two hour shifts during morning and afternoon rush hours and during mid-day. Special attention is given to school zones. In future, the program will include a STOP-Means-STOP campaign to remind drivers to come to a full stop at stop signs.

For more information from ICBC about the Traffic Watch program click HERE

For more information from the RCMP about the Speed Watch program click HERE

Click on the photo below to for more images of the West Kelowna Community Policing Speed Watch Blitz

Speed Watch