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Bill 207
December 3rd, 2003

BILL 207
Bill 207 is a Private Members Bill sponsored by Calgary MLA Richard Magnus. The Bill is simple; it would require motorists on Alberta roadways to reduce their speed to half the posted speed limit when passing a stopped or parked emergency vehicle with "emergency" lights activated. We are confident that requiring a reduction of speed is the single most effective way to reduce the risk to emergency workers on Alberta's roads. Our research shows that since 1990, thirty-three emergency workers have either been killed or injured while attending roadside scenes. Please contact your local MLA and let them know you support the Alberta Fire Fighters Bill 207 - Help protect your emergency responders!