Canadian Firemen Ask City Aid

Issue 7 and Volume 80.

Canadian Firemen Ask City Aid A law that all traffic must stop upon the sight of fire apparatus has been asked by the firemen attending the British Columbia Fire Fighters’ Association, and a letter asking for the suggested legislation has been sent to the various municipalities. Regulations of street traffic to insure the safety of the firemen as well as the citizens was the subject of another resolution.1 Incities which have laws requiring traffic to stop upon hearing the approach of fire apparatus, the motorist has often avoided severe penalties by claiming that he did not hear the siren on the apparatus. The suggested law will do away with the loophole for the motorist.

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