The security corridor a matter of life

In most Canadian provinces and US states, you are required by law to keep a safe distance when passing a stopped vehicle on the road.

What is the security corridor for?

The space created by the security corridor ensures the safety of responders (police, road workers, etc.) as well as anyone on the premises. For example, the driver of a broken down vehicle.

For example, the driver of a broken down vehicle.

In Quebec, when an emergency vehicle (police, firefighter or paramedic) or service vehicle (tow truck, highway controller, road vehicle, etc.) is immobilized and its flashing lights are on, you must slow down and move away from it. as safely as possible.

Failure to comply with the law could result in a fine of $200 to $300 and 4 demerit points.

Comment respecter le corridor de sécurité?

  1. Slow down.
  2. After verifying that it is safe,After verifying that it is safe, If possible, change lanes to free up as much space as possible.