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All road users - including cyclists and pedestrians (walkers) - must obey the rules of the road. These rules are defined in the Ontario Highway Traffic Act and through local traffic by-laws.

Highway Traffic Act

The Highway Traffic Act (HTA) passed by the Province of Ontario, controls the operation of the Province's roads including the Town of Penetanguishene roads.

Town of Penetanguishene Traffic By-Law

The Town of Penetanguishene traffic by-law is a legal document, passed by Council to control the operation of the Town of Penetanguishene Roads.

The Town of Penetanguishene Traffic By-law, in combination with the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), provides direction by which motorists, bicycle riders and pedestrians (walkers) are to behave on a public roadway. Contact the Town of Penetanguishene to view a copy of the Traffic By-law.