A police vehicle, ambulance vehicle, fire-fighting vehicle, a vehicle used by a gas disconnection unit of a public utility or a designated emergency response unit.
Drivers convicted of violating section 115(2)(p.2) or 115(2) (t) of the Traffic Safety Act will be subject to double the fine. Demerit points will also be applied to the driver’s record if convicted but will not be doubled.
Slowing Down and Moving Over is part of the Traffic Safety Act.
Section 115(2)(p.1) and (p.2) and 115(2)(t)
Flashing lights from emergency response vehicles will warn motorists of a problem ahead.
Not all double the fine areas will have signs. Motorists will need to be observant and watch if workers are present. Whenever possible road signs will be used to show when speed fines double, as well as the start of the double the fine area.
Even if it seems there is no activity in a construction zone, there may be other less obvious hazards such as loose gravel chips and uneven pavement that can be dangerous and cause damage to vehicles traveling at high speeds. Alberta Transportation urges motorists to obey all signs and slow down when going through construction zones.
Fatality statistics for tow truck operators may be non-existent but the evidence of their occurrence is easy to find with a simple search for “tow truck driver killed”. Once you start reading you will see disturbingly common details