Santa has come and gone and the New Year's ball has dropped on 2019 which means the holiday break is over for students who are returning to school on January 7th. 

With classes being back in session, so are the school zones and reduced speed limits for drivers. 

School zones are present surround three schools in Humboldt, St. Augustine, St. Dominic and Humboldt Public School. 

The speed limit in a school zone is 30km/hr. Drivers should be aware of kids who may dart out into traffic going to and from school and take extra precautions to ensure the safety of the students. 

Penalties for drivers caught going 20 km/h over the limit on non-school zone streets will be fined $190, that figure jumps to $390 in a school zone. 

 

 

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