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   on one-way streets.
Stop until the emergency vehicle
   has passed. Check that no other
   emergency vehicles are approaching.

If you see a vehicle with flashing green
lights, treat it like any other emergency
vehicle. In some municipalities, volunteer
fire fighters use flashing green lights on
their emergency response vehicles when
responding to a fire or other emergencies.

 

  Always yield to emergency vehicles with siren
  or lights operating. Maintain a safe following
  distance of at least 150 metres (500 feet).

Maintenance and
construction vehicles

Road maintenance and construction
vehicles can be used or parked on any
portion of the road. You will be given
adequate warning in advance of such
a vehicle. You are required to obey all
traffic control devices and the directions
of flag persons.

Signs will be posted well before a
construction zone warning you of a lane
reduction, lane closure or workers ahead.

In the construction zones, motorists
must observe the posted speed and
obey the flag person. When workers are
present, the fines for speeding in these
areas will be doubled.


 
 
Men at work
 
Obey flag person
 
Lane ends or narrows
 

Stopping your vehicle safely
for law enforcement

When a police officer is behind you, with
the emergency lights flashing you are
required to move to a safe location to
allow the police vehicle to pass or to stop
safely behind your vehicle.

On a two-way roadway, carefully and
legally stop your vehicle in a safe location
at the right edge of the roadway.

On a one-way roadway, carefully and
legally stop your vehicle in a safe location
at the nearest edge of the roadway.

Always ensure that there is enough
room for the police vehicle to stop safely
behind your vehicle.

When a police vehicle stops behind
your vehicle, to ensure your safety and
the safety of others in your vehicle, as
well as the safety of the police officers,
do the following:

1  Remain calm. After you have stopped
    your vehicle, ensure your vehicle’s 
 

84  A Driver's Guide to Operation, Safety and Licensing

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