Weâ€™re just two weeks away from photo radar in Saskatoon, with the city identifying 10 possible locations where cameras could nab drivers for speeding.
Working with the Saskatoon Police Service, the city says one camera will be shuffled between five high-risk locations on Circle Drive including Preston Avenue, 108th Street, Taylor Street, Airport Drive and the Circle Drive South Bridge.
Drivers travelling at excessive speeds in those areas, where the speed limit tops out at 90km/h, could be served with a $110 fine plus $1 for every kilometer over the posted speed limit.
A second camera will be shuffled between five school zones including St. Michaelâ€™s Community School, Brownell School, Ã‰cole Henry Kesley, Ã‰cole Canadienne-FranÃ§aise and Mother Teresa and Silverspring School.
Drivers caught travelling faster than the 30km/h speed limit could face a $190 fine plus $2 for every kilometer over the posted speed limit.
I canâ€™t speak for the other schools but seeing photo radar on 33rd Street nearÂ St. Michaelâ€™s Community School andÂ Ã‰cole Henry Kesley is a good thing. Â 33rd Street and those two schools have been a fatal combination before and if speeds can be lowered, its good for drivers and the community.
No one likes tickets but if it saves some students from being hurt or even killed, it is worth it.