A few things to know about the new technology
The B.C. Government has released facts about automated cameras to support their decision on updating the traffic equipment.
1. The adoption of automated speed enforcement builds on a 2015 recommendation from the BC Coroners Service to pilot the approach.
2. Between 2012 and 2016, an average of 10,500 cars went through going at least 30km/h over the posted speed limit.
3. Speed has been a top contributing factor in casualty crashes at these chosen 35 high-risk intersections, with a combined total of more than 11,500 collisions per year.
Interested in which intersections are affected? Below is an interactive map that shows the camera locations throughout the Lower Mainland: