Operation safe snowmobiling



Members of the Southern Georgian Bay Detachment of the Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be in attendance to promote safe snowmobiling at the Red Tag No Tax Sale Event at Factory Recreation in Midland. Factory Recreation is located at 347 Cranston Crescent. The sale will take place from November 27th to the 29th.
In partnership with other agencies, the OPP will have a display booth set up at the store from Friday, November 27 at noon until Saturday, November 28 at 4:00 p.m. OPP officers will be offering information on snowmobiling laws, safety tips and answer any questions from the public.

Some topics that will be promoted are:
• Safe operation of snowmobiles on trails and roadways.
• The role of police in enforcing relevant legislation and ensuring snowmobiling is enjoyable and safe for all.
• Equipment, licensing and insurance requirements.
• Area trails.
• Historical data regarding snow machine incidents involving police.
• Services provided by the Ontario Federation of Snowmobile Clubs (OFSC) and area snowmobile clubs.
The purpose of this event is to educate and engage the public about different aspects of snowmobiling with the goal of having everyone contribute to a safe season for all.


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