Ottawa’s proposed new ‘community safety zones’ include 8 roads near local schools

City of Ottawa staff are looking to create eight more “community safety zones” across the city, which, if approved by city council, would double fines for drivers caught speeding or driving carelessly in those areas. The proposed new safety zones,…

Saskatchewan police hand out more than 1,400 school zone speeding tickets

Speeding in schools zones continues to be a focus for police in Saskatchewan. More than 1,400 school zone speeding tickets were issued in September, according to SGI. “When you speed in a school zone, it’s like failing an open-book test.…

Saskatchewan police hand out more than 1,400 school zone speeding tickets

Speeding in schools zones continues to be a focus for police in Saskatchewan. More than 1,400 school zone speeding tickets were issued in September, according to SGI. “When you speed in a school zone, it’s like failing an open-book test.…

London committee endorses photo radar, pumps brakes on lowering speed limits

London’s civic works committee wants to see the city go ahead with photo radar in school zones but pumped the brakes on a move to lower speed limits during its Tuesday meeting. Among the items on the committee’s agenda was…

Staff report suggests lowering speed limits in London residential areas

A staff report going before the City of London’s civic works committee on Tuesday recommends lowering the speed limit in residential areas to 40 kilometres per hour as part of an area speed limit program. The revised limit would apply…

‘Too fast. Slow Down’: City says Edmonton driver feedback signs are working

You see them all over the city — digital signs displaying both the posted speed limit and how fast you’re driving. Now, a few years after crews began installing “driver feedback signs,” the City of Edmonton says they’ve proven to…

Conflicting speed signs in constriction zone leaving Calgary drivers confused

Conflicting signs in a construction zone in Calgary’s southwest has drivers who commute through the area confused. Northbound on 14th Street, just ahead of the eastbound Glenmore Trail exit, speed limit signs of 50 km/h and 70 km/h sit side…