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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Photo radar not about safety

After taking in all the discussion about photo radar, we all must make our own decision, and mine boils down to one factor. Safety.
I’m not talking about a reduction in speeders. If you change a speed limit from 50km/hr to 60km/hr (as was done on 100 Street by No Frills), you’re going to have a reduction in speeders, but that improvement isn’t due to photo radar… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter to the Editor: Re photo radar

We would like to comment on the recent Letter to the Editor by Mr. Wedick, on March 3rd, 2014 re: photo radar enforcement concerns. The full version of this letter will be posted to the Facebook page “Morinville Traffic Safety and Photo Radar Enforcement”… […]

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Editorial & Opinion

Letter: Morinville photo radar program concerns

I am a supporter of any enforcement initiatives that make our communities safer. I feel the public has been kept in the dark by our provincially elected officials relating to why we only see photo radar in municipalities versus rural Alberta. Alberta municipalities saw reductions in provincial funding in the late nineties. The province developed the Automated Traffic Enforcement Guidelines to allow municipalities to generate additional revenue within the boundaries of the municipalities… […]

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Province

Albertans have lead foot over Easter weekend

By The Morinville News Staff

Edmonton – RCMP and Integrated Traffic Services issued large number of speeding tickets over the Easter long weekend. From Apr. 6 to Apr. 9 a total of 3,555 speeding violations were issued throughout the province, including 36 offences where drivers were clocked going 50 kilometres per hour… […]