Tag Archives: CAA Manitoba

CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

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A Winnipeg police officer monitors drivers in a school zone on Wednesday, September 19, 2018. (PEMBINA TRAILS SCHOOL DIVISION / TWITTER)

WINNIPEG — City drivers aren’t getting the message when it comes to safety in school zones.

During a stakeout on Wednesday in three Winnipeg school zones, CAA Manitoba, Winnipeg police, along with teachers and parent volunteers, witnessed 819 instances of risky behaviours.

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Winnipeg Road Maintenance, Bike Safety Go Hand-in-Hand: Poll

Winnipeg Road Maintenance, Bike Safety Go Hand-in-Hand: Poll

By Sarah Klein

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Mark Cohoe, executive director of Bike Winnipeg (CHRISD.CA FILE)

WINNIPEG — Road maintenance is among the top concern found through a three-part series on road safety and bike paths ahead of this fall’s civic election.

CAA Manitoba and Bike Winnipeg released the final part of a three-part series on Wednesday, highlighting ways to move Winnipeg forward.

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Waze Partners with CAA to Allow In-App Call for Help

Waze Partners with CAA to Allow In-App Call for Help

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The Waze traffic app now includes support for CAA members to request roadside assistance.

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.

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Help CAA by Nominating Manitoba’s ‘Worst Roads’

Help CAA by Nominating Manitoba’s ‘Worst Roads’

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.

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