How Did The Speed Limit In Wetaskiwin Around 1906

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1906 Vehicle Registration Laws In 1906, the Provincial Government of Alberta passed a Provincial Motor Vehicle Act. This Act stated that the owners of vehicles must “register with a Provincial Secretary and take out a permit. He is given a licence and a number and is requested to carry the number exposed and to carry lights at night, bearing the number on the glass…” Today, you don’t have to be a male to register a vehicle, but you still need to carry a license plate and have lights on your vehicle. Hold your Horses! According to J. MacGregor’s book, The History of Wetaskiwin, the speed limits in and around Wetaskiwin varied from 5 m.p.h to 20 m.p.h. On rural roads, the speed limit is 20 m.p.h when there are no horses in front of you. If you are approaching a horse, you must slow your vehicle to 10 m.p.h. If you are approaching a horse-drawn vehicle, you must slow your vehicle to 5 m.p.h. In the event that the horse spooks, you must stop your vehicle completely. If the driver does not stop the vehicle when horse spooks, then the driver is responsible for any damage done by the horse. Speed Limits in Wetaskiwin around 1906 The speed limit in Wetaskiwin was 10 m.p.h. If you were caught speeding along the streets of Wetaskiwin, Judge Roberts would fine …show more content…

Every time the current “owner” of the building is not present, the building knows and acts up. When the “owner” leaves or skips a day of work, the building knows. The building does some crazy things, acting similar to a toddler when their mom leaves the house and is left with a babysitter. There is water, sewer, lighting, and electricity that will act up and not stop until its parent comes home to calm it down. My advice to you is to never leave a child (or building) in the care of a babysitter it does not know. And trust me, it will know. Sooner than later you will know,

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