The Revelstoke RCMP did a motor vehicles in snow conditions campaign Jan. 16-19. (File photo)

Revelstoke RCMP hand out 59 tickets during driving enforcement campaign

Between Jan. 16 and 19 they handed out 21 speeding relative to conditions tickets

Between Jan. 16 and Jan. 19 the Revelstoke RCMP handed out 59 Motor Vehicle Act violation tickets.

The General Duty officers as well as the Road Safety Unit and Trans Canada East Traffic Services conducted the enforcement and education campaign.

READ MORE: Revelstoke RCMP investigating hit and run

They handed out:

  • 21 speeding relative to conditions tickets
  • 7 driving while view obstructed tickets
  • 10 obstructed lamps tickets
  • 10 unsecured load tickets for excessive snow on roof that can obstruct others or cascade over windshield obstructing vision)
  • 3 seat belt infractions
  • 2 inadequate winter tires
  • 1 fail to yield to vehicle
  • 5 impaired driving investigations

Several verbal warnings as well as Notice and Orders (written warnings) were also given out.

“Driving to road conditions means travelling at a rate which ensures the ability to safely maintain your lane, stop when necessary and stay on the road,” the RCMP said in a news release. “All drivers are encouraged to slow down, drive the speed limit including the variable speed limit, and do their part to ensure that everyone safely gets to their destination.”



Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.


Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Glimpses of Revelstoke’s past for Feb. 13

120 years ago: Revelstoke Herald, Feb. 13, 1900 Ten Revelstoke men left… Continue reading

What’s in a name? The story of Mt. Begbie

It’s likely the iconic Revelstoke peak had several Indigenous peoples’ names before settlers arrived

Celebrating more than the love of fresh powder at Revelstoke Mountain Resort today

Couples married or renewed their vows for free on Feb. 14

City of Revelstoke and union reach agreement

Workers will see a 2% raise each year for the next four years

Two injured in semi truck incident on Trans Canada Highway Feb. 13

One was pinned between a semi and a plow when another semi hit the wreckage

VIDEO: Minister reports ‘modest progress’ after blockade talks with First Nation

Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs say Coastal GasLink does not have authority to go through their lands

Registration opens soon for BC 55+ Games in Richmond

2020 55+ Games have been officially scheduled for Sept. 15 to 19

Trudeau confers with cabinet ministers as rail blockades continue

The Trudeau government has been criticized for not doing more to end the blockades

Canadian nurses’ unions warn national standards for coronavirus protection too low

President says safety protocols nationwide are inadequate compared to those in Ontario and other countries

Murder of sex worker exposes Canada’s hypocrisy on prostitution: advocate

A 2014 law made purchasing sex or benefiting from the selling of sex illegal

Mink farm once operated in Summerland

From 1967 to 1973, the Nielsen family raised mink

Wet’suwet’en return to northern B.C. forest road pipeline workers move through: First Nation

Opponents of a pipeline who support the Wet’suwet’en hereditary chiefs have reoccupied camps at centre of arrests

VIDEO: Okanagan couple claim to see UFO near Naramata

Flashing, flying object over Okanagan Lake spotted in Naramata and caught on video.

Most Read