VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) — Are you in favor of the province’s plan to activate speed cameras in intersections around B.C.? If so, it appears you’re in the majority.
A recent poll from Research Co. suggests about 68 per cent of those surveyed approve of using the technology to catch drivers speeding through intersections.
Are you behind the province's plan to activate speed cameras in BC? A recent poll suggests most people in the province think the cameras are a good idea. Details @NEWS1130
— Jonathan Szekeres (@jonszekeres) July 11, 2019
The province has already announced plans to update 35 existing red-light cameras, to also catch drivers speeding through yellow, and green lights at certain intersections.
If you get caught, a speeding ticket will be mailed to your house.
Our latest release: 68% of British Columbians approve of using speed-on-green cameras, or red light cameras that also capture vehicles that speed through intersections. https://t.co/XFKaMb1joM pic.twitter.com/9Dau62rNqi
— Mario Canseco (@mario_canseco) July 10, 2019
The poll suggests support is highest amongst women, and people over 55.
It doesn’t matter if you drive, or not; about 72 per cent of people surveyed who don’t drive give the plans thumbs up, while about 66-percent of people who drive at least 5-days per week also agree.