Truck News

News

School zone speed reductions in store

SASKATOON, Sask. -- Drivers may soon have to slow down on Saskatoon city streets, especially in school zones, if mo...


SASKATOON, Sask. — Drivers may soon have to slow down on Saskatoon city streets, especially in school zones, if more than 700 residents of that city get their wish.

City council was presented with a petition with more than 700 signatures that appealed for reduced speed limits in school zones, following the death of a young pedestrian.

Councillors are not jumping the gun, however, and have instead referred the matter to a committee for further study.

One of the other possibilities being examined is a reduction of speed throughout the entire city to 40 km-h.

Concerned residents say reducing the speed will give drivers more response time should a child dart in front of their vehicle.


Truck News

Truck News

Truck News is Canada's leading trucking newspaper - news and information for trucking companies, owner/operators, truck drivers and logistics professionals working in the Canadian trucking industry.
All posts by

Print this page

Related Posts



Have your say:

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

*