speed limits

Saanich police officers responding to multiple 911 calls about racing motorcycles Monday evening (June 6) on the Pat Bay Highway were unable to catch the riders. (Don Descoteau/News Staff)

Motorcyclists wanted after outrunning B.C. cops at speeds reaching 270 km/h

Police seek public help identifying trio of ‘dangerous’ riders on Pat Bay Hwy near Victoria

 

Clay Steiro, left, manager of road safety delivery, and Leanne Cassap, road safety coordinator for Langley, crewed a speed watch sign on the Langley Bypass as part of Project SWOOP on Thursday, June 2. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Project SWOOP arrives in Langley to target speeders

Project uses education, enforcement on the Bypass

 

Const. Scarecrow will be set up in different locations around town to encourage drivers to slow down. (Special to Langley Advance Times)

New constable stands guard in Langley

Mounties deploy cutout to slow speeders

 

Dash-cam footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department shows two drivers speeding along McCallum Road on June 4, 2021. (Screengrab from video)

Footage released of 2 drivers going 97 km/h over speed limit in Abbotsford

Pair pleaded guilty this month to incident from a year ago, both fined $1,000

Dash-cam footage released by the Abbotsford Police Department shows two drivers speeding along McCallum Road on June 4, 2021. (Screengrab from video)
A 24-year-old driver was clocked going 138 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on May 2 in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)

Abbotsford driver has car impounded for going almost 90 km/h over speed limit

Driver was clocked at 138 km/h while passing another vehicle in 50 km/h zone

A 24-year-old driver was clocked going 138 km/h in a 50 km/h zone on May 2 in Abbotsford. (Photo: Abbotsford Police Department)
In video shot from the RCMP’s Air One helicopter, Surrey RCMP pull over a driver that was clocked driving more than 150 km/h in the Campbell Heights area of South Surrey. (Surrey RCMP photo)

VIDEO: Surrey RCMP impound 3 vehicles for street racing

Increased enforcement, ‘zero tolerance approach’ to excessive speed: RCMP

In video shot from the RCMP’s Air One helicopter, Surrey RCMP pull over a driver that was clocked driving more than 150 km/h in the Campbell Heights area of South Surrey. (Surrey RCMP photo)
Image of the 2003 Mazda Protégé after its engine blew following the police stop. Image courtesy of Abbotsford Police.

20-year-old N driver goes 200 km/h on B.C. highway, blows engine, gets mom’s car impounded

Driver given $788 in tickets, said he just ‘wanted to see how fast the car could go’

Image of the 2003 Mazda Protégé after its engine blew following the police stop. Image courtesy of Abbotsford Police.
Dolores Peters has signs calling for people to slow down on her 42nd Avenue home. She’s hoping the Township will try traffic calming measures for the street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)

Brookswood woman calls for slower traffic on residential road

42nd Avenue is one of the few through streets between 200th and 208th

Dolores Peters has signs calling for people to slow down on her 42nd Avenue home. She’s hoping the Township will try traffic calming measures for the street. (Matthew Claxton/Langley Advance Times)
Kelowna RCMP school speed radar (September 2011)

School zones back in effect, nearly 160 drivers in Langley ticketed last year

The 30 km/hr zones will be enforced by RCMP, fines start at $196

Kelowna RCMP school speed radar (September 2011)
Police stopped a motorist in Langley Tuesday, June 1. The local RCMP has issued a warning for drivers after stopping a person on Sunday for travelling well over the limit. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)

Driver’s roadster towed after hitting 152 km/h on rural Langley road

The driver was doing more than twice the posted limit, police say

Police stopped a motorist in Langley Tuesday, June 1. The local RCMP has issued a warning for drivers after stopping a person on Sunday for travelling well over the limit. (Heather Colpitts/Langley Advance Times)
While most drivers along the stretch of 200th Street near Nicomekl Elementary School in Langley City follow the posted speed limits, a significant number is ignoring the posted limits, data from speed reader boards shows. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)

Drivers in Langley City are most likely to ignore the speed limit near Nicomekl school

Data from speed reader boards shows speeding is worst on 200th Street between 50th and 53rd Avenues

While most drivers along the stretch of 200th Street near Nicomekl Elementary School in Langley City follow the posted speed limits, a significant number is ignoring the posted limits, data from speed reader boards shows. (Dan Ferguson/Langley Advance Times)
An officer with Traffic Services was shocked when his in-car radar unit captured a northbound Corvette travelling at more than double the 120 km/hr speed limit, registering with an unbelievable speed of 243 km/hr. (BC RCMP)

Corvette clocked at 243 kilometres per hour on the Coquihalla

A Traffic Services officer was shocked when his radar unit captured a northbound Corvette travelling at more than double the speed limit

An officer with Traffic Services was shocked when his in-car radar unit captured a northbound Corvette travelling at more than double the 120 km/hr speed limit, registering with an unbelievable speed of 243 km/hr. (BC RCMP)
Drivers who ignored a speed reader board were pulled over by police in Langley on Feb. 18. (ICBC)

Ignore a speed reader board, get a ticket: some Langley drivers didn’t take the hint

One driver ticketed last week was doing close to double the posted limit

Drivers who ignored a speed reader board were pulled over by police in Langley on Feb. 18. (ICBC)
RCMP say driver in Nanaimo was apologetic while being ticketed for excessive speed, wrong licence plates and no valid insurance. (File photo)

Hefty fines create ‘financial woes’ for Nanaimo driver caught going 85 km/h over speed limit

Nanaimo RCMP report motorist who was excessively speeding was also 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)
Variable speed signs on Highway 1, seen here westbound at Prest Road, went into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)

Variable speed-limit zone now in effect from Abbotsford to Chilliwack on Highway 1

Goal is to reduce the number of rear-end crashes on the highway caused by sudden slowdowns

Variable speed signs on Highway 1, seen here westbound at Prest Road, went into effect on Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
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LETTER: Calling for more speed enforcement in Langley

New Willoughby resident disappointed by lack of local traffic control

  • Aug 3, 2020
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LETTER: Another Fort Langley road turns into dangerous raceway

Billy Brown Road is a narrow village roadway being ‘hammered’ by speeders

  • Aug 3, 2020
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Langley’s ICBC road safety group and local Mounties are out on local streets reminding drivers to slow down. They were recently set up at 16th Avenue and 200th Street. (Leanne Cassap/Special to Langley Advance Times)

No need for speed: One driver receives home visit, $1,000 fine

In just 2.5 hours, six tickets and one failure to stop fine were issued by Langley Speed Watch team

Langley’s ICBC road safety group and local Mounties are out on local streets reminding drivers to slow down. They were recently set up at 16th Avenue and 200th Street. (Leanne Cassap/Special to Langley Advance Times)
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LETTER: More speed enforcement needed in North Langley

Speeding drivers and noisy vehicles a concern for Walnut Grove resident

  • Jul 26, 2020
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School speed limits in force in Langley

Langley RCMP are asking pedestrians and drivers to be cautious as school resumes

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