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1. Safety tip from Monna
1. Safety Tip from Monna - Be careful when riding the NCC multiuse pathways
As the weather improves, be careful when riding the NCC multiuse pathways. There may be sections of flooding, and generally lots of gravel, debris and ongoing tree-cutting/clearing operations. Add to this, the volume of eclectic traffic: pedestrians, baby strollers, toddlers, senior citizens, dog walkers, joggers, roller-bladers, wheelchairs, and Canada geese and goslings.
PLEASE respect the speed limit of 20 kilometres per hour, ride single file, and ring your bell and call out "passing on your left" as you pass other pathway users - and please respect physical distancing as you pass. If you wish to go faster - PLEASE use the road.
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