Red light cameras at high-risk intersections to begin ticketing speeders in B.C. (Video)

Red light cameras are no longer only watching for impatient drivers looking to shave a few seconds of their commute. 

Starting this summer, the B.C. government plans to activate automated speed enforcement on the cameras at certain intersections around the province.

The B.C. NDP studied the speed and crash data from 140 intersections currently equipped with red light cameras. 

Over a four year period, the data showed an average of 10,500 vehicles per year driving at least 30 km/h over the speed limit.

Out of all the equipped intersections, officials identified the top 35 most likely to benefit from the automated system.

The speed cameras will be located in the following areas:

Abbotsford:

  • Route 11 at Lonzo Road

Burnaby:

  • Kingsway at Boundary Road
  • Kingsway at Royal Oak Avenue
  • Willingdon at Deer Lake

Coquitlam:

  • Barnet Highway at Mariner Way

Delta:

  • Nordel Way at 84th Avenue

Kelowna:

  • Harvey Avenue at Cooper Road
  • Highway 97 North at Banks Road

Langley:

  • 200th Street at 64th Avenue
  • Route 10 at Fraser Highway

Maple Ridge:

  • Lougheed Highway at 207th Avenue

Nanaimo:

  • Island Highway at Aulds Road

North Vancouver:

  • Marine Drive at Capilano Road

Pitt Meadows:

  • Lougheed Highway at Old Dewdney Trunk Road

Port Coquitlam:

  • Lougheed Highway at Shaughnessy Street

Richmond:

  • Garden City Road at Cambie Road

Surrey:

  • 128th Street at 88th Avenue
  • 152nd Street at 96th Avenue
  • 152nd Street at King George Boulevard
  • 64th Avenue at 152nd Street
  • 96th Avenue at 132nd Street
  • King George Boulevard at 104th Avenue
  • King George Boulevard at 80th Avenue

Vancouver:

  • Boundary Road at East 49th Avenue
  • East Hastings Street at Main Street
  • East Hastings Street at Renfrew Street
  • Grandview Highway at Rupert Street
  • Granville Street at West King Edward Avenue
  • Kingsway at Joyce Street
  • Kingsway at Victoria Drive
  • Knight Street at East 33rd Avenue
  • Oak Street at West 57th Avenue
  • Oak Street at West 70th Avenue
  • Southeast Marine Drive at Kerr Street
  • West Georgia Street at Cardero Street

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