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Bylaw Services Weekly Update: Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017

(Fort McMurray, AB – January 27, 2017) – Did you know that you can be fined for improper use of Off-Highway Vehicles (OHV)? Violators can be penalized for dangerous operation or operating OHVs where use is prohibited. Penalties can vary from monetary infractions to the towing or seizure of your vehicle. 

OHV riders are expected to follow laws and regulations the same as other motorized vehicle drivers; laws are in place to protect the safety of everyone. It is the responsibility of the operator to educate themselves on all appropriate laws as well as obey all posted signs and barriers and stay on designated trails. 

For OHV related complaints contact Wood Buffalo Municipal Law Enforcement at 780-788-4200 (between 6 a.m.- 9 p.m.) or Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4000. 

For more information regarding OHV use in the municipality, visit rmwb.ca.

Photo radar vehicles will be located near the following areas for week of Jan. 30-Feb. 5, 2017:

  • Manning Avenue
  • Thickwood Boulevard
  • Prospect Drive
  • Gregoire Drive
  • MacAlpine Crescent
  • School 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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Media inquiries:

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