CBC RADIO - The Speed Factor
CBC's On the Coast radio program is looking at The Speed Factor this week. The theme of the series is to look at the impact speed has on collisions and why we are not doing more to convince the public that inappropriate speed is an unnecessary risk.
The first interview is with Delta police chief Neil Dubord, the chair of the BC Association of Chiefs of Police Traffic Safety Committee.
The second interview is with John Westhaver. John is an ICBC Road Safety Speaker that was a passenger in a vehicle involved in a high speed crash. Three of his friends were killed and he suffered serious injuries,
The third interview is with retired SFU Criminologist Ehor Byanowski who speaks on the psychology of why we speed.
The fourth interview is with Gord Lovegrove of UBC's Sustainable Transportation Research Library. The discussion revolves around speed limits.
The fifth and final interview with Karen Reid Sidhu and Sandy James. Karen is the executive director of the Surrey Crime Prevention Society and Sandy is an urban planner. This segment explores possible solutions to reduce fatalities on our highways and listeners are invited to call in.
All segments begin at the 01:53:00 mark.