Safer Shoulders: Alberta amends Traffic Safety Act to better protect roadside workers

Edmonton, Alberta — A new amendment to Alberta’s Traffic Safety Act will require drivers to slow down to at least 60 kilometres an hour when passing stopped roadside worker vehicles with flashing lights. The updated Bill 5 aims to cover roadside maintenance workers and snowplow operators with protection under the Traffic Safety Act; similar to […]

No Stunting in Sask: Saskatchewan allows immediate suspension for stunt drivers

Regina, Saskatchewan — The government of Saskatchewan has announced that they are tightening up The Traffic Safety Act in order to allow police to immediately suspend driver’s licences and impound vehicles if a driver is charged with stunting, racing, or excessive speeding.  “This is the first step in strengthening the penalties for stunting and racing […]