Passing lane needed

Author sympathizes with drivers who get impatient in the bluffs.

Dear Editor

I need to make comment on the subject of “Passing in the bluffs” (Police Report, Feb. 5).

This road is safe to do 80 km/hr. The problem really started when some highway official had a brain fart and put up the 60 km/hr sign which some people actually believe that this is the speed limit and have to do it. If they go back into there drivers test book the will see this is a suggested speed limit for those who can’t drive. They also took out the passing areas which allowed people to pass legally. There were only a few that drove slow before these so called experts came up with their nightmare decisions.

If you don’t want to be tailgated then do the speed limit and people won’t pass on a double solid line. The road is more than capable for 80 km/hr. You are causing road rage. Those 60km/hr signs should be taken down a.s.a.p.

Glen Joss

Cache Creek

Just Posted

Technology allows TNRD residents to see the heat

A new library program allows residents to borrow a thermal imaging camera and check for heat loss

Are you a victim of the thermostat wars?

The battle over the thermostat is quite heated in many households.

Community Income Tax volunteers will be at local libraries to help with tax returns

Lower-income singles and families can take advantage of free tax return service

Local News Briefs: Free Family Day weekend movie at the HUB

Plus an ice fishing derby, a Fancy Schmancy Tea Party, the Million Dollar Bursary is back, and more.

B.C. opioid overdoses still killing four people a day, health officials say

Kamloops, Thompson Cariboo region see an increase in deaths over 2017

VIDEO: Historic night in Red Deer as 2019 Canada Winter Games kicks off

Star-studded Opening Ceremony features athletes from across Canada

Flying squirrels found to glow pink in the dark, including two from B.C.

Squirrels from Hope and Abbotsford were included in the biologists’ database

Ontario police field complaints over Amber Alert for missing girl, 11, found dead

Some said the Amber Alert issued late Thursday for Riya Rajkumar disrupted their sleep

Names keep adding to vaccine petition started by B.C. mom

Maple Ridge mom started campaign to make vaccination a condition of attending school

Northern B.C. First Nation clan says ancient tools found at pipeline work site

Archeologists from the Smithsonian Institute estimate one of the stones found dates back up to 3500 years

Wilson-Raybould resignation stokes anger, frustration within veterans community

Liberals have had three veterans-affairs ministers — Kent Hehr, Seamus O’Regan and Wilson-Raybould

No Center of Gravity festival in Kelowna this summer: organizers

COG organizers said the hope is to return to the Okanagan in 2020

Eight cases of measles confirmed in Vancouver outbreak

Coastal Health official say the cases stem from the French-language Ecole Jules Verne Secondary

Most Read