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Vehicle and road safety

Municipal Enforcement focuses on increasing public awareness and education on traffic safety. Awareness of hazards and understanding how to prevent incidents is key to keeping everyone in our community safe.

Pedestrian safety

According to the Alberta Traffic Collision Statistics When it comes to pedestrian safety, whether you’re on foot or behind the wheel, you have a role to play. 

  • Pedestrians are encouraged to use marked crosswalks which are indicated by lights, signage, road markings whenever possible
  • Stay alert and off your phone, especially when crossing the street
  • Use the sidewalk where possible or if there is not one, walk off the road, facing traffic — staying far away from vehicles
  • Choose brightly coloured clothing to improve your visibility to drivers
  • Pedestrians have the right of way in a crosswalk unless a peace officer or traffic control device directs otherwise. Even if the crosswalk is unmarked, vehicles must stop and yield to pedestrians. All intersections are considered crosswalks.
  • Park at least five metres from a crosswalk 

Teach your family pedestrian safety

Learn pedestrian right of way rules