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Addressing erosion and sediment concerns
(L-R): Megan Harris, West River Watershed Group; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Brian Thompson, Co-Chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee.
(L-R): Megan Harris, West River Watershed Group; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Brian Thompson, Co-Chair of the Bonshaw Hills Public Lands Committee.

The Department of Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal has partnered with the Central Queens Wildlife Federation/West River Watershed Group to install a series of environmental controls that address long-standing erosion and sediment concerns from the old Crosby Road in Bonshaw.

Legislation to prepare for new devices to detect drug-impaired driving

Changes to the Highway Traffic Act will pave the way for Island police officers to have quick access to emerging new technologies to combat drug-impaired driving as soon as they receive federal approval.

New technology gives law enforcement better tools
Charlottetown Police Constable Markham Long demonstrates the new onboard computers with Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey.

New onboard computers in police cruisers are allowing Charlottetown City Police to more easily and quickly access driver and vehicle information from provincial databases in real time.

Leave the Phone Alone while driving
(L-R): Holland College students at Orientation Week; Myles Mackinnon, Hot 105.5; Amanda Dean, Insurance Bureau of Canada; Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal Minister Robert Vessey; and Hot 105.5 Promotions Coordinator Stephanie Wall.

Students are encouraged to mark the beginning of the school year by pledging to leave their phones alone while driving.

Drivers reminded to drive safely as school year begins
School bus safety PEI
The fine for passing a school bus when the red lights are flashing is up to $5,000 and eight demerit points added to the driver under the Highway Traffic Act.

Island drivers are reminded to be alert for students crossing roads and use caution when approaching a school bus.

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