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Jaywalking 101: What Bill 133 amendments mean to you

Here’s what you can — and can’t — do while crossing the street

The Signal TV explains what updated jaywalking rules mean for pedestrians.
The Signal TV explains what updated jaywalking rules mean for pedestrians.   Emma Jones

The province increased jaywalking fines under Bill 133 – an amendment to Nova Scotia’s Motor Vehicle Act – in December.

Amendments to the act aren’t easy to understand – even for a representative from Nova Scotia’s Transportation and Infrastructure Renewal department.

One of the most controversial changes is an increase in fines related to pedestrians crossing the street. Pedestrians caught jaywalking could face a fine of up to $697.

The Signal TV explains what the updated rules mean for pedestrians.

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  1. Thank you very much for sharing this. I learned a lot from this piece. I am a visual learner, and appreciated all of your examples of right and wrong.

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