Speed on Roadways
61. No vehicles shall be driven over canal roadways at a higher rate of speed than 35 miles per hour, or such other rate of speed as may be fixed by the Chief.
Highway Traffic at Bridges
62. (1) No person shall in any way interfere with any gate or other device used in closing a street or roadway at either end of a canal bridge nor attempt to pass such gate or device unless the gate or device is fully open.
(2) Vehicles approaching canal bridges shall be driven in the proper traffic lane and shall not turn out of such lane against opposing traffic or attempt to pass any safety gate or other device for the closing of a street or roadway when such gate or device is not fully opened.
(3) Vehicles shall not pass a red light nor a mechanical wigwag that is in motion.
Driving Speed over Bridges
63. (1) No person shall drive a vehicle over any canal bridge at a speed faster than
(a) 15 miles per hour; or
(b) in the case of a bridge where a sign is exhibited on or adjoining the bridge fixing a limiting speed, at the speed indicated by the sign.
(2) A person driving a vehicle over a canal bridge shall keep the vehicle in its proper traffic lane.
Heavy Vehicles on Bridges
64. (1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall, except by permission of the Chief or the Superintending Engineer, take across any canal bridge a vehicle that
(a) has wheels, treads or other devices that would deface or mar the bridge floor;
(b) weighs with its load, if any, more than 20 tons; or
(c) has a load whose weight on any single axle or tandem axles exceeds 16 tons.
(2) In any case where a sign is exhibited on or adjoining a bridge fixing the limiting weight at a figure other than the 20 tons and the 16 tons referred to in subsection (1), subsection (1) shall be construed in respect of the said bridge by substituting the limits as indicated on the sign in lieu of the limits set out in subsection (1).
Control by Canal Officers
65. (1) The Chief may post any signs in canal areas and on canal lands as he considers essential for the proper control of traffic and operation and use of the canals and canal lands.
(2) No person shall contravene the directions or instructions on any signs posted in a canal area or on a canal land pursuant to subsection (1).
(3) The lockmaster, bridgemaster, marine railway operator or damkeeper on any canal shall, subject to any directions given by the Chief, Superintending Engineer or Superintendent, be in charge of the canal structures and canal lands at the point where he may be stationed and may give such orders, directions and instructions with respect to the use, administration and control of the canal as he considers necessary or desirable.
Swimming, Bathing and Water-Skiing
66. (1) No person shall swim or bathe within any area of any canal as may be indicated by a notice prohibiting swimming or bathing.
(2) No person shall engage in any form of water-skiing within any canal limits.
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