Remember to slow down in school zones starting next week: Police

first_imgFORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – With school back in session next week, police want to remind people to slow down from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm on weekdays in school zones.Police will have on duty officers making a point by being out specifically before and after school near school zones, according to Sgt. Steve Perret with the Fort St. John RCMP.Perret is reminding drivers to be extra vigilant with kids darting into streets with all the excitement of going back to school.- Advertisement -Perret hopes that everyone that sees the police presence will remember to slow down to 30 km in school zones.He says police understand that it has been months since people have had to obey school zones, but they want to re-educate everyone at this time of year.last_img

French Open 2019: Rafael Nadal eases into 2nd round after comfortable win over Hanfmann

first_imgClaycourt master Rafael Nadal quickly adapted to his new surroundings at Roland Garros with a 6-2 6-1 6-3 demolition of German qualifier Yannick Hanfmann in the first round of the French Open on Monday.On a revamped Court Philippe Chatrier, the 11-time champion wasted little time in despatching Hanfmann after the German had the audacity to say he could do ‘some damage’ in the run up to the match. Nadal will next meet another qualifier.Hanfmann failed to seize potential opportunities as Nadal, who usually starts slowly at his favourite hunting ground, played tight throughout and limited his unforced errors to 11.The win improved Nadal’s Roland Garros record to 87-2. The Spaniard is hoping to become the first player to win the same Grand Slam title 12 times.Also Read | French Open: Stylish Roger Federer and Kei Nishikori sail into the 2nd roundAlso Watch:last_img read more