CAA Manitoba and the Winnipeg Police Service inform that a huge work should be done in the future to minimize dangerous driving in the areas where schools are located.
On Wednesday morning a study was conducted, in the course of which more than 800 cases of dangerous traffic situations near schools were detected within 2 hours.
In the experiment Linden Meadows, Ecole Henri-Bergeron and Stevenson-Britannia Schools took part. The most important violations: drivers crossed the stop line, drivers did not stop at stop signs and speeding.
The police representatives commented on the situation and said that if drivers reduce the speed of the car to 30 km per hour, it will give them the opportunity to assess the situation better and to react in time if suddenly children run out onto the roadway.
Drivers should remember this because weather conditions will soon deteriorate and they will not always be able to react quickly and to stop in case of danger on the road near the school.
The city Police have conducted similar research already 8 times, and declares, that results do not improve in comparison with the last years.