through residential areas where children may be playing in the streets. Driving even 10 kilometres over the speed limit can affect how quickly you can stop your car if a child runs out in front of it. Always heed posted speed limits, take your time at stop signs, and stay alert. Assume children may be playing in the streets during evening hours, as well.
Summer is also construction season. Often speed limits are reduced and traffic can come to an immediate standstill without much notice. For the safety of road workers and other drivers, please stay alert and abide by the posted traffic signs.