Minutes can seem like an eternity to those waiting for help. Everyday, police, fire, and ambulance vehicles respond to urgent calls. Precious time lost getting there could mean the difference between life and death.
The biggest problem for emergency vehicles in reaching the scene is motorists who don’t allow responding vehicles to get through, especially during peak traffic times.
PULL TO THE RIGHT AND STOP. It is the law for any driver to pull to the right and stop for emergency vehicle(s) approaching from either direction.
Note: Some volunteer firefighters use a flashing green light when using their own vehicles to respond to an emergency. Although not required by law, courteous drivers yield the right-of-way.
Effective immediately, the Catfish Creek Conservation Authority (CCCA) is issuing a Watershed Condition Statement for the shoreline of Lake Erie within CCCA’s administrative boundary. The Government of Canada Marine Forecast has issued a Gale Warning for the Lake Erie Western Basin. Gale force winds of 63 to 87 km/hr are expected within the Western Lake Erie Basin.