Letters

WEST SHORE LETTERS: Vehicle noise, speed make bad combination

Re: Vehicular noisemakers not welcome in city (Letters, June 27)

I would love to answer the question, “If anyone else is bothered by the frequent excessive vehicle noise …”

I most certainly am bothered by the vehicular noise. It is unbelievable.

Besides the deafening noise of these vehicles, I am terribly bothered by the excessive speed people drive down Jacklin Road. Some of these vehicles fly down the very short stretch from Walfred Road (bottom of Triangle Mountain) to Sooke Road at the lights.

I am absolutely amazed they manage a stop at the lights.

I just cringe every time I witness this and pray a child or pet doesn’t dart out at the time – it could be a deadly accident.

I also wonder where is the police enforcement?

Why don’t they, on occasion, do a radar trap on Jacklin Road? They would be surprised how many speeders there are in the area.

Tamara Shiels

Langford

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Worn out chairs make an artistic statement
 
Terrace, BC mill increases exports – to Alberta
 
Mike Tarr honoured
Nelson Commons gets a boost
 
Customer Appreciation Day in Nelson a success
 
Merry Christmas from the Nelson Star
Aboriginal Business Match back for more
 
Okanagan SIFE team finds success at nationals
 
Man arrested in Nelson hit-and-run spree