The votes are in and Manitobans have named Empress Street as the worst road in the province.
Results of CAA Manitoba’s seventh annual Worst Roads campaign were released Thursday, crowing the St. James area street with the dubious title.
Drivers in need of roadside assistance now have a new way of calling for help through a partnership between CAA and Waze.
The real-time crowdsourced navigation app will now include a feature for CAA members to request help.
WINNIPEG — The lingering winter-like weather has extended CAA Manitoba’s Worst Roads campaign by another week.
Motorists have been voting for which roads in the province they feel are the worst, whether it be for potholes, safety or other infrastructure-related matters. New this year, CAA is also including cyclists in the annual campaign.
Manitoba has some pretty shabby-looking roads. We know this. CAA Manitoba is hoping you nominate those same roads in their annual Worst Roads campaign.
For the seventh year, the automobile club is turning to the public to solicit votes on which roads are some of the province’s worst. The data collected is then used to lobby the province and municipal governments to take action in addressing some of the worst offenders, whether it be deteriorated highway shoulders, potholes, or roadways that are generally unsafe.
WINNIPEG — A pedestrian was hit by a vehicle in south Winnipeg as police and CAA Manitoba officials were carrying out a pre-spring break safety assessment last week.
The incident is just one of 359 traffic violations spotted last week at five crosswalk locations throughout the city.
By Tyler Sutherland
WINNIPEG — A CAA Manitoba tow truck driver and a contractor were both involved in close calls Monday night when speeding motorists failed to slow down and move over while the two worked on the side of the road.
The incidents have promoted the automobile club to renew calls for drivers to be cautious when passing a working tow truck.
WINNIPEG — The cold snap currently gripping southern Manitoba has set a new one-day record for service calls at CAA Manitoba.
More than 1,800 calls were received on Wednesday of this week, as the automobile club continues to handle an influx of calls related to the bone-chilling weather.
WINNIPEG — With more seasonal temperatures arriving to greet us for the first (official) day of winter on Thursday, CAA Manitoba wants to ensure motorists are plugging in.
A cold snap is enveloping southern Manitoba heading into Christmas, with overnight lows nearly hitting -30°C.
WINNIPEG — Motorists will be paying 2.6 percent more to insure their vehicles in the new year.
The Manitoba Public Utilities Board on Monday approved a rate increase request by Manitoba Public Insurance effective March 1, 2018.
WINNIPEG — CAA members who fill up at DOMO today will get the shot at winning $100 in free gas.
The promotion is to kick off CAA Manitoba’s new partnership with the gas chain to reward members with CAA dollars when they fuel up at DOMO.