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COVID-19: Oceanside RCMP say traffic complaints have decreased

Number of public disturbances also down

The Oceanside RCMP say they’ve seen traffic complaints decrease since COVID-19.

Cities across the globe have seen their rush-hour traffic plunge as people have responded to the pandemic by self-isolating, quarantining and working from home.

“Overall, it’s been a little bit lower for us, but it’s changing minute-to-minute,” said Cpl. Mike Kane. “Untested times for everybody.”

READ MORE: COVID-19 UPDATE: Parksville, Qualicum Beach and the RDN

Cpl. Kane said incidents of public disturbances have also decreased.

— NEWS staff

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