New Impaired Driving Legislation –Bill 21
On December 1, 2020, new impaired driving legislation will come into force in Alberta. Bill 21, the Provincial Administrative Penalties…
Communication Card for Drivers and Police Officers
A new tool is available to assist with facilitating effective communication between drivers and police officers. A visual communication card…
On January 11, 2021 at approximately 1:12 PM, two female pedestrians were struck while crossing Cameron Road SE in a…
January STEP - Focus on Intersection Safety
The Medicine Hat Police Service traffic safety focus for the
month of January is Intersection Safety.
Intersections are high-risk locations because drivers,
pedestrians, and cyclists converge in intersections and need to safely cross
each others’ paths. Aggressive behaviours like speeding, running red lights, or
entering the intersection without properly looking can result in collisions,
injury, and death.
Intersection Safety Facts:
- On average, 65 people are killed and 8,024 are injured each year at intersections in Alberta.
- About 96% of intersection collisions occurred in urban areas from 2012-2016. However, over half…