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Go Slow PTBO

You can help to remind drivers to slow down in your neighbourhood by displaying a sign on your lawn. The safety of vulnerable road users is a priority, and these signs are a way of reminding motorists of their speed as they travel in residential areas in Peterborough.

Before requesting a lawn sign for the #GoSlowPtbo campaign, please ensure that you are able to place the sign in a spot that meets the criteria set out below. Then, complete the online form and click on the Submit button.
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Kim and her team will deliver your sign within five days of submitting your request.

Where can these lawn signs be placed?

  • On your lawn 0.6 metres (2 feet) from the curb
  • Where it will not obstruct sight lines for pedestrians, cyclists or drivers
  • Inserted into the ground using the wire frame, or
  • On your balcony, safely secured

Where can they not be placed?

  • On public property, or your neighbour’s property
  • On the boulevard
  • Where the sign may obstruct the vision of drivers, especially when pulling into, or out of, a driveway
  • Anywhere that obstructs a parking space
  • Within 3 metres (10 feet) of a fire hydrant
  • In a drainage ditch or anywhere that blocks access to, or the operation of a culvert
  • On a public building, structure, post, pole, tree or bush

Are these signs enforceable by police?

No, the signs are an educational tool.  Peterborough Police Service will not enforce these signs.

There are three sign styles to choose from.  Please indicate which sign you would like to have delivered:

Go Slow!

Sign image says Go Slow. Part of an education program to lower traffic speed in residential neighbourhoods.

Slow Down  So We Can Grow Up

Sign image of Children Playing says Slow Down, So We Can Grow Up. Part of an education program to lower traffic speed in residential neighbourhoods.

Go Slow!  Older Folks At Play

Sign image says Go Slow, Older Folks at Play. Part of an education program to lower traffic speed in residential neighbourhoods.


Go Slow PTBO Sign Request Form


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