Posted on Tuesday, August 23, 2022 10:17 AM
Aggressive driving actions include speeding, driving too fast for conditions, following too close, disobeying traffic control, and failing to yield the right-of-way.
Speeding is one of the most common aggressive driving actions. Durham Vision Zero is a long-term, multi-agency strategy to create safer roads for drivers, pedestrians and cyclists. In support of Durham Vision Zero, the Region of Durham has launched a speed radar feedback (RFB) sign program on Regional roads to improve driver awareness...
Posted on Monday, August 08, 2022 02:31 PM
Pedestrian crossovers make it safer and easier for pedestrians to cross the street. Our new video, available now on the Region’s YouTube channel, outlines the roles and responsibilities of drivers, cyclists and pedestrians to help everyone safely navigate the crossovers.
Pedestrian crossovers are in accordance with provincial legislation and are part of our commitment to Durham Vision Zero—a long-term, multi-agency strategy to create safer roads. Learn more at durham.ca/VisionZero.
Posted on Wednesday, July 06, 2022 10:30 AM
Nobody wants a clogged toilet or backed up sewer flooding their basement. That’s why it’s important for residents to think before they flush and remember to only flush items that are accepted in Durham Region’s water and sanitary sewer system.
Only the three P’s can be flushed: pee, poo and toilet paper. Even products marketed as “flushable”, such as flushable wipes, can cause backups. This is because these products don’t break down the same way toilet paper does, and it can cause serious clogs and...
Posted on Wednesday, June 08, 2022 03:45 PM
Durham Region is working to improve infrastructure and expand the water and sanitary sewer systems on Conlin Road. Conlin Road, Conlin Road West and Thornton Road North will be closed in stages to through traffic throughout the construction work. Access for local traffic and emergency vehicles will be maintained at all times.
The construction phase is being completed collaboratively with the City of Oshawa and includes a new feedermain, watermain, sanitary and storm sewer, and road reconstruction....
Posted on Monday, April 11, 2022 04:19 PM
This year, the Region, in partnership with technology provider Visual Defence, has won a Smart 50 Award for using Artificial Intelligence (AI) to optimize road maintenance.
The Region worked with Visual Defence to develop an app called ROVER which can be installed on a smartphone that is mounted to the windshield of a Region’s road patrol vehicle. The camera of the smartphone automatically detects, identifies and captures images of potholes using AI, while simultaneously uploading the incident information...