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Reminder: School zone speed limits go back into effect on Tuesday

Last Updated Sep 1, 2017 at 11:28 am PDT

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VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Local police are reminding you that as of Tuesday, the speed limit will be lower in school zones.

“School zones are 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Unless otherwise posted, speed limits are 30km/h and fines range from $196 to $483,” explains VPD Constable Jason Doucette.

Officers will be out in full force, keeping an eye on things during the first few weeks of classes.

“We believe in education and enforcement — whatever is appropriate at the time — but we have very little tolerance for behaviours that put children at risk,” adds Doucette.

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