Timing traffic on Columbia Drive

J. Bruce McGonigal took the time to record drivers not taking their time on Columbia in Smithers.

To municipal authority of Smithers and RCMP:

Traffic flow observations on Columbia Drive through the posted 30 km/h speed zone. Recorded between 9:20 and 9:40. Controlled driving time to travel the distance between the two observation points (traffic signage posts on Columbia Drive) is measured at 5.3 seconds.

Observations recorded (in seconds): 4.0, 4.0, 4.5, 4.0, 1.5, 3.5, 4.0, 4.0, 4.0, 5.0, 4.5, 3.5, 5.0, 3.5, 3.0, 3.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.0, 4.0, 3.5, 4.0, 4.5, 4.0, 4.0.

J. Bruce McGonigal

Smithers

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