meaning of most of the road signs used in Canada
will be obvious to British drivers.
Right turns on red lights are allowed in
Ontario unless posted otherwise. You must come
to a full stop yield to pedestrian traffic, and
may proceed with caution if the way is clear.
It is an offence in Ontario to enter an intersection
for a left turn if you can not complete this turn
during the green portion of the signal.
School Buses: Traffic in both directions
(except on divided roads or highways) must stop
for a yellow school bus when it's red lights are
flashing and it's arm is extended.
Stay Visible. When you come to a stop behind a
truck , keep to the left of your lane so that
the driver can see you in the trucks mirror. If
you can not see the trucks mirror they probably
can not see you.
in Ontario is measured in Kilometers per hour.
Speed limits on most highways are 80-90 kph and
on controlled access freeways 100 kph, but there
are a few exceptions. On city streets the speed
is normally 50 kph unless posted otherwise.
Watch for reduced speed limits when entering communities
it normally drops to 30 kph as you go through
built up areas. Watch for communitity safety zones
fines are double in these areas.
Seat Belts: All occupants
of a vehicle must wear or use the appropriate
restraints. Failure to do so will result in fines
of $90 and two demerit points. The driver is fined
for the persons under the age of 16.