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Police advise motorists attending Chase the Ace in Sydney

April 22, 2016

The Cape Breton Regional Police Service continues to coordinate with the organizers of the Ashby Legion Chase the Ace, to ensure that the event runs as safely and securely as possible.

CBRP are advising citizens attending the Ashby Legion Chase the Ace event this Saturday, April 23, that there will be a number of additional police officers located at each of the 9 designated Chase the Ace venues, to help ensure the safety of both the public and the organizers of the event.

Police are reminding motorists that, as always, safe driving practices will be enforced throughout the CBRM, particularly regarding impaired driving.

Additionally, with traffic expected to be heavier than usual in some areas, police are also reminding motorists to be patient, exercise caution, and follow any street closures or parking restrictions in the area, including:

Parking reduced to one side of the road on Terrace Street by Sydney Academy.

Parking reduced to one side of the road on St. Peter’s Road by St. Theresa’s Parish Hall.

Parking reduced to one side of the road on Birch Hill Drive by Horizon Achievement Centre.

Parking reduced to one side of the road on Nepean Street by New Dawn Center for Social Innovation.

Signs will be in place to advise citizens of these parking restrictions.

Any vehicle in violation of the driving or parking restrictions will be fined $61.60 under the Motor Vehicle Act and subject to towing.

Please remember that there must be a clear and direct route for any emergency service vehicle passing through or accessing a location.