REGINA – A Saskatchewan company says drivers are continuing to speed through highway construction zones, despite the introduction of photo radar.
Josh Safronetz, operations manager for H-J-R Asphalt, says drivers are still flouting the law and putting workers at risk.
H-J-R is same the company that employed Ashley Richards, the 18-year-old flagperson who was killed at a highway worksite near Midale last summer.
The province has increased fines for exceeding the 60-kilometre-an-hour limit in work zones, and also deployed photo radar at some sites last month.
Fifty-six people were ticketed last month for speeding in so-called orange zones — triple the number issued during July in previous years.