Tag: Traffic Management Unit

Motorcycles should stay in their lane

Motorcycles should stay in their lane

| 09/07/2018 | 9 Comments
I very frequently notice motorcycles and scooters driving down the middle of the road and in the bicycle lanes in an apparent effort to evade traffic. Is this practice legal? If so, how does it affect other drivers’ “right of way” within their lane position? If there was an accident, how is fa [...]

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Wants information on police traffic unit

Wants information on police traffic unit

| 29/01/2018 | 8 Comments
Do we have a count of how many of the 407 RCIPS (343 enlisted, 64 civilian) are engaged full time in the Traffic Unit? How much of the more than $30 million/year we pay is apportioned to that unit, and how do they rationalise that expenditure? Is there an annual report or statistics that can [&helli [...]

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Cautioned when getting a ticket

Cautioned when getting a ticket

| 23/11/2016 | 3 Comments
I recently received a ticket for parking within 45 feet of a pedestrian crossing. Upon completing the ticket, the officer cautioned me (the “Anything you say may be used in a court of law”) and wrote on the ticket, “Cautioned at 11:36.”  Is it standard or common practice to [...]

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Paying for a parking ticket

Paying for a parking ticket

| 25/07/2016 | 10 Comments
Do I have to pay a parking ticket if the police have not entered it? Recently while I had visitors borrowing my car they got a ticket in town. They tried to pay it at the clerk of the court on the same day but the office was closed. My visitors left and three days […] [...]

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The rules of the road for school buses

The rules of the road for school buses

| 15/07/2016 | 12 Comments
What are the rules in regard to where school buses can stop? Twice now I have seen a school bus stop on the roundabout by Hurley’s (on the inside lane) to allow children to disembark. It appears incredibly dangerous to me to expect all traffic entering the roundabout to stop.  Auntie’s answ [...]

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