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Highway Traffic Act Roulette #2

By , September 10, 2007

Section 77 of the Ontario Highway Traffic Act declares:

Every person travelling on a highway with a sleigh or sled drawn by a horse or other animal shall have at least two bells attached to the harness or to the sleigh or sled in such a manner as to give ample warning sound.

They must provide ample warning because, of course, horse-drawn sleighs are the real menace on our roads.

4 Responses to “Highway Traffic Act Roulette #2”

  1. james a says:

    And don’t forget, any jerk caught sleighing about without bells will think twice about getting some the next time, after they have received their whopping punishment:

    Penalty
    (2) Every person who contravenes subsection (1) is guilty of an offence and on conviction is liable to a fine of not more than $5. R.S.O. 1990, c. H.8, s. 77 (2).

  2. Jamie says:

    I’m surprised there also isn’t a provision that the sleigh/sled driver must also sing “Jingle Bells” or “Winter Wonderland” during their trek.

  3. Torontopoika says:

    Slow news day?

    Sheesh, I surfed by for that?

  4. Leo Petr says:

    I wouldn’t want to be run over by the Mennonites.:P

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