Monthly Archives: December 2011

SPEEDING TICKETS: Driving the Speed Limit

Obey the maximum speed limit posted on signs along Ontario roads and highways, but always drive at a speed that will let you stop safely. As a general rule, drive at the same speed as traffic around you without going … Continue reading

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SPEEDING TICKETS: Speed Limit Enforcement

Speed limit enforcement is the action taken by appropriately empowered authorities to check that road vehicles are complying with the speed limit in force on roads and highways. Many jurisdictions operate traffic violations reciprocity where non-resident drivers are treated like … Continue reading

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SPEEDING TICKET: Knowing the Consequences

Speed limits are used to regulate the speed of road vehicles. Speed limits may define maximum (which may be variable), minimum or no speed limit and are normally indicated using a traffic sign. Speed limits are commonly set by provincial … Continue reading

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SPEEDING TICKETS: Construction Zone Signs – Speed Fines Signs

On March 31, 2006 rules governing speed limits in designated construction zones and the doubling of speeding fines in a construction zone when there are workers present came into effect. Ontario municipalities have obtained power under the Highway Traffic Act … Continue reading

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HISTORY OF A STREET LIGHT

On December 10, 1868, the first traffic lights were installed outside the British Houses of Parliament in London at the intersection of George and Bridge Streets, by the railway engineer J. P. Knight. This was not the traffic light we … Continue reading

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