Fuel trucks remain a danger on Malahat

I witnessed and photographed a fuel truck speeding down the Malahat Drive near Goldstream park.

I witnessed and photographed a fuel truck speeding down the Malahat Drive near Goldstream park.

This truck was going as fast as 105 kilometres per hour, and it sped around corners labeled as 60 km/h at 75 to 80 km/h.

I telephoned the number on the back of the truck advising people to call if this truck exceeds 90 km/h, I have yet to receive a return phone call.

What a danger and shame that fuel trucks are speeding on the Malahat especially considering the recent fuel spill near Goldstream River.

What can be done to ensure the safe passage fuel and people? Perhaps ban fuel trucks except during specially designated dates and times as is done on BC Ferries? How many fish and people must die before something is done?

Jeffrey Birkin

Duncan

 

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