Snowmobile operators reminded to respect City Bylaw

Snowmobile operators reminded to respect City Bylaw

A complainant contacted the North Bay Police Service to report that snowmobile operators were riding on City streets in the area of Labreche Drive and Lovell Avenue, contrary to the City of North Bay’s bylaw.

Snowmobile operators are reminded that they are not permitted to ride snowmobiles within the city limits, expect as indicated on approved snowmobile trails and access points, as illustrated on the snowmobile bylaw map below.

cityofnorthbay_snowmobile_bylaw_mapSnowmobile Safety Tips
Snowmobiling is a popular winter activity in Ontario. Just remember that there are risks to consider every time you head out. Knowing how to prepare and operate your snowmobile safely will help make sure you have a safe and fun ride.

Visit the Ministry of Ontario’s website under its “Safety” section, for snowmobile safety tips and legislation, such as:

  • Driver requirements
  • Where to ride
  • Rules of the road
  • Helmets
  • Dangers of driving while impaired
  • Planning for a safe trip