Tag Archives: CAA Manitoba

CAA: Slow Down, Move Over While Passing Working Tow Trucks

CAA: Slow Down, Move Over While Passing Working Tow Trucks

Tow Truck Crash
A vehicle slammed into the back of a tow truck on Highway 216 in December 2016, nearly striking the driver working at the roadside. (CAA MANITOBA / HANDOUT)

The safety of tow truck drivers is being highlighted today as CAA Clubs across Canada mark the first national Slow Down Move Over day.

The public awareness campaign is drawing attention to the safety risks approximately 15,000 tow truck drivers face on a daily basis.

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Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

Omand’s Creek Targeted for Earth Day Clean Up

More than 20 full bags of garbage were collected from Omand’s Creek by CAA school safety patrols on Monday. (MICHAEL STEWART / @MS_ROADSAFETY)

WINNIPEG — CAA Manitoba and safety patrols from Clifton School spent part of Earth Day by cleaning up Omand’s Creek.

The creek runs adjacent to CAA’s office at 870 Empress Street and is often a prime location for garbage and other debris to gather each spring.

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CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

CAA, Winnipeg Police Spot Risky Driver Behaviours in School Zones

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

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

Waze Traffic - Winnipeg
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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