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Bylaw Services Weekly Update Sept. 4 – 10, 2017

(Fort McMurray, AB – September 1, 2017) – School will soon be back in session, which means more people moving throughout our communities. Bylaw Services will be working to ensure safety in school zones, but you play the most important part.

Here are some ways that you can help keep our community safe:

  • Pedestrians should always use crosswalks.
  • Obey the 30 km/h speed limit in school zones.
  • Don’t park within 10 metres of the approach of a crosswalk, stop sign or yield sign.
  • Don’t park within 1.5 metres of a driveway.
  • Don’t park within 5 metres of a fire hydrant.
  • Don’t park in fire lanes.
  • Don’t park in transit zones.
  • Be extra cautious in and around school zones.

Photo radar vehicles will be located near the following areas for week of Sept. 4 – 10, 2017:

  • Alberta Drive
  • MacKenzie Boulevard
  • Plamondon Drive
  • Eglert Drive
  • Highway 63 within the Urban Service Area
  • All school and playground zones within the Urban Service Area

To view a list of photo radar locations, please visit rmwb.ca/photoradar.

DriveSafe Intersection Safety Systems are active at the following intersections:

  • Thickwood Boulevard and Silin Forest Road
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Woodland Drive
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Cornwall Drive
  • Thickwood Boulevard and Real Martin Drive
  • Franklin Avenue and Tamarack Village Mall
  • Franklin Avenue and Hospital Street
  • Confederation Way and Paquette Drive

We ask motorists to be mindful of posted speed limits and to obey traffic signals.


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