Railway Crossing Safety - 85 Violation Tickets Issued


2017-05-02 11:22 PDT

Dossier nº 2017-CP Police

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

This past Friday (April 28), Langley RCMP Traffic Services partnered with Canadian Pacific Railway Police Service to conduct an enforcement operation at railway crossings in two locations.

Their chosen locations for the day were Fraser Highway at Production Way and 200th Street at Fraser Highway. Their focus was violations such as disobey Traffic Control Sign, Distracted Driving (Cell Phones), Seat Belts, and Unsafe Lane Changes among other offences.

The joint operation netted 85 Motor Vehicle Act Offences over a four hour period with the most significant quantities issued for Speeding, Disobey Traffic Control Device for stopping on the ‘cross hatches’ at the crossing and Drive Past a Railroad Crossing Gate. Several Distracted Driving Tickets were issued in these very busy areas.

Our partners at CP Police spent several more hours the following day and an additional ten tickets were written for similar offences.

This operation and the results should serve as a strong reminder to all motorists to slow down and focus on driving safely. We have many railway crossings in Langley and Driving demands your FULL attention.

Diffusé par

Cap. Holly Largy

Agente des relations avec les médias
GRC de Langley – « Branché sur la collectivité »
langley.bc.rcmp.ca (en anglais seulement)
22180, avenue 48A, Langley (C.-B.) V3A 8B7
Téléphone : 604-532-3231
Cellulaire : 778-991-7932
Télécopieur : 604-532-3239

Courriel : holly.largy@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

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