A reminder to please stop for school crossing guards

West Shore

2024-05-09 12:06 HAP

Under the Official Languages Act, this office provides services to the public in English only. You will find general information in both official languages at bc.rcmp.ca and www.rcmp.ca

Aux termes de la Loi sur les langues officielles, ce bureau n'offre des services au public qu'en anglais. Vous trouverez des renseignements généraux dans les deux langues officielles au cb.grc.ca et www.grc.ca.

Ahead of Canada Road Safety Week (May 14-20), the West Shore RCMP is reminding drivers to please stop for School Crossing Guards.

Once a vehicle is stopped for a School Crossing Guard, other vehicles behind it must also stop and may not pass.

Transcription Various shots of students and adults using cross walks with the assistance of a School Crossing Guard. One frame of a police officer inside their police vehicle.

Narrator:
A reminder to please stop for school crossing guards.

If a vehicle is stopped for a school crossing guard, all other vehicles behind it must also stop. And remained stopped until pedestrians have safely crossed the laneway and the school crossing guard has lowered their stop sign.

Failure to stop for a school crossing guard may result in a $167 fine and 3 penalty points against your license.

A message from West Shore RCMP.

 

All vehicles must remain stopped until pedestrians have safely crossed the laneway and the School Crossing Guard has lowered their stop sign.

Failure to obey a school crossing guard may result in a $167 fine, under the Motor Vehicle Act, and 3 penalty points against your license.

"We have received several reports of vehicles not obeying School Crossing Guards. This is dangerous for both the crossing guards as well as the students and parents trying to cross the roadway safely. We are reminding motorists to follow the speed limit when entering a school zone and obey the School Crossing Guards directions," said Cpl. Nancy Saggar, West Shore RCMP Media Relations Officer. 

Diffusé par :

Cap. Nancy Saggar
Agente des relations avec les m├ędias
GRC du West Shore
698, avenue Atkins, Victoria (C.-B.) V9B 3A4
Bureau : 250-474-2264
Télécopieur : 250-474-8790

Courriel : medias_westshore@rcmp-grc.gc.ca
Site Web : westshore.rcmp-grc.gc.ca (en anglais seulement)

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