Winnipeg police are suspending the 30 km/h reduced speed limit in school zones while classes remain cancelled and schools are closed.
Const. Jay Murray told Global News the decision is a reflection of social distancing practices during the coronavirus pandemic, and that it’s unlikely for children to be playing in school zones while families are practising self-isolation.
“This circumstance is different than anything else we have experienced before,” Murray said.
Other forms of photo enforcement, he said, will continue.
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