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per safety helmet. Pedestrian traffic stays on the side of the road facing oncoming vehicle traffic. Cyclists are supposed to follow the same lane as vehicle traffic and keep to the right-of-way whenever possible. All bicycles should have a rearview mirror attached to allow a cyclist to check for traffic behind, otherwise cyclists should look behind them on a regular basis to check for cars and trucks coming up from behind. Cyclists travelling in pairs or in groups must go in single-file formation, not bunched up together and spreading out into the traffic lane. Some drivers may not slow down fast enough to be able to swerve aside in such a situation. Also, cyclists should not have ear pods on to listen to music while they ride, as this may prevent them from hearing any traffic coming up from behind. Motorists are also reminded to slow down and stop when they see a school bus with flashing lights. Wait until students have got- ten on or off the bus and the bus has started moving itself before resuming travel.

With the Labour Day long weekend now over, both the French and English schools in the region are now all open for busi- ness. Police urge drivers tomake sure they obey the posted speed limits within school zones. Last month’s fatal accident in the City of Ottawa, involving a cyclist who was struck and killed by a large truck, has highlighted the special risk posed for both cyclists and pedestrians when dealing with traffic. Police are asking drivers to take special care when going through a school zone, to watch for students who may be going to and from school on foot or on a bike rather than taking a school bus or getting a lift from a parent. Parents of school children are also urged tomake sure their children know the rules of the road if they are on foot or on a bike, and that all students cycling to school wear a pro-

Police close spring accident case charged with dangerous driving causing bodily harm, impaired driving causing bo- dily harm, and driving with a blood-alcohol condition exceeding 80 milligrams.

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The last month of summer vacation saw the OPP in Prescott-Russell occupiedwith several accident report situations. That included finding a suspect for charges in a case that has remained on the book since spring. Marc Marcotte, 57, of Hawkesbury, is

17, near the Lajeunesse Road intersection in Alfred-Plantagenet Township. Police have since determined that Marcotte was the driver of an eastbound Mazda which struck a westbound Buick. Marcotte is now scheduled for the Sept. 14 provincial court session in L’Orignal.


The charges date fromaMay 10 accident investigation involving two vehicles, which took place around 4 a.m. on County Road

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