To insure public safety in our downtown core and on streets in the Town of Magrath, the Regional Detachment of the RCMP recently provided the following information on fines involving U-turns and Centre of Road Solid Lines in particular. Magrath and area residents should be aware that area Peace Officers and the RCMP will be enforcing these matters more strictly in future in order to avoid pedestrian as well as vehicle related incidents in our community.

Centre of Road Solid Lines:

Sec. 12(1) UHRRR - Drive left of centre line - fine $233

Sec. 15(1)(b) UHRRR - Improperly cross single solid line - fine $233

Sec. 15(1)(b) UHRRR - Improperly cross single solid line (outside urban area)- fine $233

U-turns:

Sec. 29(1) Make u-turn unsafely $155

Sec. 29(2) Make u-turn on curve/at/near crest of grade- not visible w/i 150m of either direction $155

Sec. 30(a)(i) Make u-turn in Urban area between intersection $155

Sec. 30(a)(ii) Make u-turn in Urban area at alley intersection $155

Sec. 30(a)(iii) Make u-turn in Urban area at intersection to publicly accessed property $155

Sec. 30(b)(i) Make u-turn where prohibited by sign $155

Sec. 30(b)(ii) Make u-turn at intersection controlled by traffic signal $155