Traffic Safety and Enforcement
Statistics updated October 2011
Between 2006 and 2010, nearly 11,600 crashes were reported on the County’s roads, including 31 fatal crashes and 2,459 injury crashes. Altogether, these traffic crashes cost the community over $350 million in 5 years.
Between 2008 and 2010 alone, there were a total of 7,205 crashes on County roads, for an average of 27.3 crashes per 1,000 population per year.
Strathcona County strives to provide the safest roads possible for all users by proactively applying the most appropriate engineering, enforcement, education and evaluation practices. The following list outlines the initiatives the County has in place to improve road safety:
- Traffic safety – Strathcona County’s 10-year strategic traffic safety plan, along with specific community initiatives.
- Driver feedback signs in Sherwood Park
- Clarkdale Meadows community traffic consultation final report
- Glencoe Boulevard map
- Intersection safety – partnering with the Capital Region to reduce the number and severity of intersection collisions.
- Construction zone traffic safety
- School and playground zone traffic safety
- Photo radar
- Automated red light and speed detection cameras - FAQs and locations
- Cellphone bylaw - FAQs
Last updated: Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Page ID: 7987