Highways around Saskatoon are not in good shape this morning. The provincial government's Highway Hotline listed travel not recommended advisories for every single highway headed out of the city, but many of those have since been lifted.
Travel is not recommended on Highway 11 and Highway 41 leaving Saskatoon.
A News Talk Radio caller says at least four vehicles have hit the ditch on Highway 11 between Saskatoon and Warman.
People who rely on public transit in Regina may need to plan a new route for the rest of the week.
Starting Tuesday morning until the end of the week, the city is cancelling three different routes. City staff say the cancellation is because of a shortage of workers in their fleet maintenance area.
The cancellations impact:
As people in Saskatchewan get revved up about proposed rate hikes for motorcycle insurance, the Saskatchewan Rate Review Panel is already seeing an abnormally high response for their review.
"We're inundated with emails," said Kathy Weber, chair of the panel, "I would estimate we probably have in excess of 800 at this point. We are also receiving and responding to telephone calls."
Drivers and pedestrians were both handed tickets in a province-wide traffic safety blitz last week targeting intersections.
Operation Crossroads was held on February 14 and 15. In total, 422 tickets were handed out for violations such as failing to yield to pedestrians or oncoming traffic, and jaywalking.
RCMP have announced a woman from El Salvador was the victim in a one-vehicle collision on the TransCanada highway last Saturday morning.
The crash happened near Grenfell just before 10 a.m. STARS air ambulance was called to the scene, where it air lifted one person to hospital in Regina. Two others were taken to the hospital in Wolseley.
The blowing snow warnings have ended, but conditions are still not great on highways around Regina.
There are still travel advisories out for highway 1 west of Regina all the way to Moose Jaw. That stretch of highway is back open after being closed overnight but travel is not recommended. There are also warnings out for the area south of Moose Jaw around Beechy, along with Highway 11 from Davidson to Dundurn and highway 219 south of Saskatoon.
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After Sunday's snow and blowing winds, some of Saskatchewan's highways are in rough condition Monday.
See a map of the latest conditions here.
One person is dead, three more are in hospital after a single vehicle crash near Grenfell on Saturday.
It happened just before 10:00AM west of the town on the Trans-Canada highway.
The STARS air ambulance air lifted one of the injured passengers to hospital in Regina. Two others were taken to the nearby hospital in Wolseley.
A fourth person was declared dead at the scene.
Police are warning drivers on the trans-Canada to slow down near Grenfell as they try to piece together what happened.
Florida now says they won't enforce a new law requiring all non-U.S. citizens to have an International Driver’s Permit along with a licence to drive.
State officials say the reason for the new law is so enforcement officers won’t have to read a language other than English on a driver’s license.
Regardless of the reasoning, it does impact drivers from other English speaking countries including Canada.