The city of Calgary has published the locations where the photo radar will be in effect for the month of April.
Speeding is one of the major problems on the streets of Calgary. This is determined through statistical analysis, collision data and complaints from citizens. “These drivers not only put themselves at risk, they also endanger the lives of others, ”the Calgary Police Service said in a press release.
This April, photo radar will be used to enforce speed limits in the following communities in Calgary:
- Diamond Cove
- Douglasdale / Douglasglen
- Forest lawn
- Huntington Hills
- Marlborough Park
- Marlborough / Forest Heights
- South view
- Sunny side
- Wild forest
To meet community needs, the City of Calgary has announced that mobile photo radar will also be set up on the Crowchild Trail, Glenmore Trail, Deerfoot Trail, Macleod Trail, Sarcee Trail, and Stoney Trail.
In addition to the photo radar, there are 58 intersection security camera locations across the city. These cameras can photograph vehicles entering an intersection through all stages of a traffic light, including red lights.
Over speeding vehicles passing through green and yellow traffic lights indicate what the speed limit you are driving. If you go 50 km / h or more over the limit, you will end up in front of a judge.
“These cameras continue to reduce collisions and create a safer driving environment at our intersections,” said the Calgary Police Service.