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Imposing a 30 km/h Speed Limit in Residential Areas

... Yes I would agree with 30. In Campbell River, where school zone speeds are painted on the road, and the speed limit is in effect, ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/08/03 - 07:44 - 27 comments

Q&A - School Crossing Guards

... a crosswalk to slow down and drive carefully in the school zone.   Our program materials outlines the recommended ...

DriveSmartBC - 2019/09/12 - 12:11 - 11 comments

Back to School 2019

... I might have grown accustomed to not slowing down for the school zone after a summer of travel at 60 km/h instead of 30 km/h. I am a creature of habit. One year the school zone in front of my house was changed from an advisory to a ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/09/19 - 18:01 - 4 comments

CASE LAW - R v Ashir

... v Ashir answers the question "Do I have to slow down in a school zone if it is a Pro-D Day?" The definition of "a regular school day" was ... the dispute of a traffic ticket for speeding in a school zone on Oswego Street in Victoria. Abdul-Razzak Ashir ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/07/31 - 14:00 - 1 comment

The School Year Begins Again

... Having said that, sometimes the greatest danger in a school zone is presented by parents and teachers. One sunny morning I was conducting speed enforcement in an elementary school zone. Shortly after 8:00 am I caught my first offender, a teacher from ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/09/07 - 08:45 - 6 comments

What Does It Cost to Slow Down in a School Zone?

... does it cost a driver if they do slow down properly for a school zone? School zones are most often 50 km/h zones when drivers are not ... per second. My calculator also shows that the 30 km/h school zone speed is about 8.3 m/s. Now let's consider a school zone about ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/03/16 - 08:09 - 3 comments

A Safe Trip to School

... be in just as much of a hurry. Perhaps we need to have school zone campaigns at different times of the year that focus on issues other ... they nuts? We all have to obey the rules too so why does a school zone make people do dumb things? Submitted by E-mail I like the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/05/05 - 12:44 - 6 comments

Young Driver Deaths: BC Coroners Service

... 2 bylaw officers. Every morning they were in a different school zone, hiding around a corner with a laser gun. We learned quickly that speeding in a school zone is not tolerated. They other day I went to watch behaviors in the ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/09/03 - 20:00 - 9 comments

Q&A - Which Side of the Trail do I Walk On?

... is unusual for a cyclist to be ticketed for speeding in a school zone, they are also subject to MVA s. 183 (14) that states: A person ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/07/13 - 08:22 - 14 comments

Rossland Slows Down

... to 30 km/h. Hmm you say, that's the same speed as a school zone. Well, not in Rossland, the speed there has been lowered too. It's ... to put 2x4's under their pedals when they go through a school zone!  That's just crazy, somebody going 40km/hr will get a ...

DriveSmartBC - 2021/02/11 - 07:00 - 21 comments

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