Fewer dying on local highways

In 2010, the South East area of British Columbia, which includes the Okanagan, the Interior and Kootenays saw a dramatic decrease in the numbers of people killed on our roadways. In 2009, there were 131 people killed in vehicle crashes, but in 2010, that number fell to 108 representing a nineteen (19) percent decrease in fatal crashes. In fact, in British Columbia, the South East District saw the greatest decrease in the numbers of people killed.

  • Feb. 1, 2011 11:00 a.m.

In 2010, the South East area of British Columbia, which includes the Okanagan, the Interior and Kootenays saw a dramatic decrease in the numbers of people killed on our roadways. In 2009, there were 131 people killed in vehicle crashes, but in 2010, that number fell to 108 representing a nineteen (19) percent decrease in fatal crashes. In fact, in British Columbia, the South East District saw the greatest decrease in the numbers of people killed.