Parking Unhitched Trailers on City Streets

The Estevan Police Service (EPS) has received a number of complaints recently regarding trailers which are not attached to vehicles while parked on city roadways.  EPS would like to remind the public that it is an offence to do so under the City of Estevan Traffic Bylaw, Section 34(1)(c), which states “No person shall leave a recreational vehicle which is not attached to a motor vehicle on a highway.”  (Please note that all city streets are designated as highways).  A recreational vehicle is defined under the Traffic Bylaw as including the following: campers, travel trailers, fifth wheel trailers, tent trailers, truck campers and trailers designed to carry items such as boats, jet skis, snowmobiles and motorcycles.

To access a digital version of the full Traffic Bylaw, please refer to the “Residents” area of the City of Estevan website located at www.estevan.ca.  EPS appreciates the public’s assistance in addressing these complaints.

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