Safe Driving

Central Saanich Police Service is committed to safe driving and supports safe driving initiatives.  Learn more about Drive Smart BC .

Reporting Dangerous Drivers and possibly Impaired Drivers:

  • Call 9-1-1
  • Provide the location of the driver – intersection or block
  • Provide the direction of travel
  • Provide the vehicle description and license plate (as much as possible)
  • Provide details of the driving behavior observed which led you to call

Making a Driving Complaint: (Driving infractions that are not life threatening)

Police are required to attain specific information to achieve charges and convictions.  In order for a driving complaint to result in tickets and associated fines, the complainant must provide the following information:

  • Correct license plate and vehicle description
  • Correct location of the incident and time it took place
  • Description of the driver

The complainant MUST be willing to:

  • Provide a statement, preferably written (hand or typed)
  • Be prepared to attend court

Ultimately the decision to pursue charges is up the to discretion of the officer after full consideration of the facts.  Further information provided by Drive Smart BC, answers to frequently asked questions with regard to driving complaints and police enforcement:

http://drivesmartbc.ca/police/qa-making-driving-complaint-police

http://crdtrafficsafety.ca/

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