White Rock RCMP has released its latest traffic-enforcement stats, showing a 13 per cent increase in police-motorist interactions in June compared to May.
According to the report – shared on Twitter July 15 – police conducted 463 such interactions, 307 of which were on Marine Drive (201 on East Beach, 106 on West Beach).
Traffic enforcement contact locations for June in #WhiteRock.
Many of these are for speeding, particularly in 30km/h zones. A reminder that North Bluff (16th Ave) is 50km/h not ‘whatever feels natural.’
And 60+ vehicles cited for being loud this year. pic.twitter.com/oFPSlU1mHe
— White Rock RCMP (@WhiteRockRCMP) July 15, 2021
An additional 47 were conducted on North Bluff Road, while on Johnston Road, officers logged 40 reports.
According to the tweet, many of the interactions were for speeding, particularly in 30km/h zones.
“A reminder that North Bluff (16th Ave) is 50km/h not ‘whatever feels natural’,” the tweet adds.
It also notes that more than 60 vehicles have been cited for noise this year.
In May, police conducted 408 traffic stops; while in April, there were 204.