safety

Adjust your driving habits to meet the winter conditions: SGI

Oct 28, 2019 | 12:30pm

Many parts of Saskatchewan are getting the first significant taste of winter, and SGI is asking people to adjust their driving habits to meet conditions. SGI’s Tyler McMurchy says it always takes time for drivers to get accustomed to snowy roads. “One of the things that everyone needs to keep in mind is the traction […]

With classes back in session expect more police enforcement around school zones

Sep 3, 2019 | 4:35am

As a new school year begins Tuesday morning, there will be more pedestrians and traffic around schools. This year there are some changes for Regina drivers with the new 30 kilometres per hour school zones now in effect. Elizabeth Popowich with the Regina Police Service said officers always put an extra emphasis on school zones […]

Nearly 920 people caught distracted driving during SGI’s June traffic spotlight

Jul 25, 2019 | 11:16am

The SGI traffic safety focus for June was distracted driving, and a lot of people were caught doing it. The insurance company’s Scott McGregor says nearly 920 people were caught, with 800 for cell phone use, continuing a trend. “What we are seeing here is that these result are consistent with numbers that we have […]

Lighting upgrades coming to Regina’s Victoria Park

Jul 10, 2019 | 7:00am

In an effort to address safety issues in Victoria Park, lighting is going to be upgraded. It is something the executive director of Regina Downtown, Judith Veresuk, has been looking for since assuming the role almost a decade ago. “It is nice to check off that box because it is something I have wanted to […]

Carbon monoxide leak at Winnipeg hotel sends 46 to hospital

Jul 9, 2019 | 4:59pm

Sergiy Bolshakov was watching TV in his Winnipeg hotel room when a firefighter knocked on the door and told him the building was being evacuated because of an emergency. The Toronto man quickly realized he wasn’t feeling well. “I felt very dizzy and had a headache,” said Bolshakov. He was among 46 people taken to […]