VANCOUVER, May 13 /CNW/ - ICBC and police across the province are urging
drivers to slow down, especially over the long weekend and along highways, as
part of a month-long campaign targeting speeding.
The West Vancouver Police Department (WVPD), RCMP and Integrated Road
Safety Unit (IRSU) are ramping up enforcement along the Sea to Sky Highway.
What: The police are offering media opportunities to ride along in a
ghost car or use a handheld laser gun to clock speeders. ICBC
and police representatives will be available for interviews and
photos. This event coincides with Canada's Road Safety Week
Who: Nicolas Jimenez, ICBC's road safety director
Staff Sgt. Manj Kaila, IRSU
Where: Northbound on Highway 99 past Cosmo Creek on the right side,
prior to Lions Bay
When: Thursday, May 14, 2009
1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
For further information:
For further information: Media contacts: Kim Thé, (604) 842-5023; Tom
Webster, (604) 230-1964