speed limits

Saanich police is reminding drivers that construction zone speed limits are in effect and enforced 24/7 at the McKenzie interchange site. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Driver slapped with $483 ticket for excessive speeding in Saanich construction zone

Police traffic unit reminds drivers to slow down in McKenzie interchange

Saanich police is reminding drivers that construction zone speed limits are in effect and enforced 24/7 at the McKenzie interchange site. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
More than 10 municipalities in the Capital Regional District will join Saanich in a road speed reduction pilot. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Saanich in driver’s seat for residential road speed reduction pilot project

District recruits 10 CRD municipalities to join pilot project to look at 40 km/h residential limit

More than 10 municipalities in the Capital Regional District will join Saanich in a road speed reduction pilot. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)

Police enforce school zone speed limits as Greater Victoria students return to class

Saanich police on the lookout for speeders outside Glanford Middle School

Const. Chelsea Cofield (left) and Const. Curtis Craig of the Saanich Police Department’s traffic safety unit enforced school zone speed limits outside Glanford Middle School on June 1. (Devon Bidal/News Staff)
Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police see spike in excessive speeding compared to previous years

Nearly 100 excessive speeders caught since January 2020

Saanich police have issued 90 tickets for excessive speeding since January 2020. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped two motorcyclists driving 120 km/h and 163 km/h respectively in a 60 zone. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
The West Shore RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit has been working with ICBC over the past couple of weeks to target speeders on the West Shore. (Provided by the West Shore RCMP)

West Shore RCMP, ICBC target speeders and aggressive drivers

Hotspots include Sooke Road, Veterans Memorial Parkway and Colwood Corners

The West Shore RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit has been working with ICBC over the past couple of weeks to target speeders on the West Shore. (Provided by the West Shore RCMP)
Penny Hamilton’s violation ticket and impounded vehicle, a Buick Enclave: “It drives nice, you don’t know you’re going that fast.” (Photos submitted)

Nanaimo senior clocked going 50 km/hr over limit says her SUV shouldn’t be impounded

RCMP say they can’t exercise discretion when it comes to excessive speeding tickets

Penny Hamilton’s violation ticket and impounded vehicle, a Buick Enclave: “It drives nice, you don’t know you’re going that fast.” (Photos submitted)
Saanich police issued 10 violation tickets and impounded two vehicles for excessive speeding in the McKenzie Interchange construction zone on Saturday morning. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Saanich police ticket ten drivers in one morning at McKenzie Interchange

Two vehicles also impounded for excessive speeding

Saanich police issued 10 violation tickets and impounded two vehicles for excessive speeding in the McKenzie Interchange construction zone on Saturday morning. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend

Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend

Nearly 300 tickets issued to drivers in Greater Victoria

Police ticket hundreds of drivers for speeding over May long weekend
Saanich police snapped a photo of a Totem Towing truck arriving to pick up the vehicle of a driver stopped for speeding on May 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Crackdown on Greater Victoria speeders starts to fill towing lot

Lot storing more seven-day impounds than normal, Totem Towing owner says

Saanich police snapped a photo of a Totem Towing truck arriving to pick up the vehicle of a driver stopped for speeding on May 8. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Central Saanich police issued eight tickets on the first day of Canada Road Safety Week. (Central Saanich Police Service/Twitter)

Central Saanich police issue eight speeding tickets to start national road safety week

Unlicensed driver stopped May 13 resulting in seven-day vehicle impound and $644 in fines

Central Saanich police issued eight tickets on the first day of Canada Road Safety Week. (Central Saanich Police Service/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police caught two drivers doing more than double the posted speed limit on Willis Point Road on May 13. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)

Six speeders caught in Saanich days after B.C. high-risk driving campaign kicks off

Saanich police crack down after spike in excessive speeding

Saanich police stopped six speeders between May 8 and 10 – just days after the provincial high-risk driving campaign kicked off. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police have kicked off a month-long high-risk driving campaign in partnership with ICBC targeting excessive speeding. (Saanich Police/Twitter)

Provincial high-risk driving campaign kicks off with speed watch in Saanich

Excessive speeding on the rise in Saanich since March: police

Saanich police have kicked off a month-long high-risk driving campaign in partnership with ICBC targeting excessive speeding. (Saanich Police/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
Saanich police stopped 22 drivers for excessive speeding in the last month. (Saanich Police Traffic Safety Unit/Twitter)
The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)

Motorcyclist caught speeding 90 km/h over limit in Victoria

VicPD issues $1,300 in tickets to driver, impound motorcycle

The Victoria Police Department impounded a driver’s motorcycle after they were caught speeding on Blanshard Street Monday night. (Courtesy of VicPD)
An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)

B.C. driver caught going 72 km/h over speed limit claims they were ‘late for tee time’

Mounties clocked an Lexus driver speeding excessively in Pitt Meadows

An SUV was impounded for seven days after the driver was caught speeding by Ridge Meadows RCMP this week. (Special to The News)
Saanich police are reminding residents that while school zones aren’t currently being enforced, playground zone speed limits remain in effect. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)

COVID-19: Speed limits in playground zones are in effect

Saanich police not currently enforcing school zone speed limits

Saanich police are reminding residents that while school zones aren’t currently being enforced, playground zone speed limits remain in effect. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
Sixteen Saanich drivers were pulled over for excessing speeding between March 7 and April 7. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)

Saanich police pull over 16 drivers over for excessive speeding over the last 30 days

Police implore drivers to be cautious, avoid risks to themselves and others

Sixteen Saanich drivers were pulled over for excessing speeding between March 7 and April 7. (Saanich Police Department/Twitter)
The District of Saanich will participate in a provincial road safety pilot project in hopes of lowering residential road speeds. (Black Press Media file photo)

Saanich joins pilot project to lower speeds on residential streets

The province invited Saanich to participate in a road safety pilot project

The District of Saanich will participate in a provincial road safety pilot project in hopes of lowering residential road speeds. (Black Press Media file photo)