A very dangerous situation is developing on our highways as we approach the dark, rainy, snowy winter season. The paint marking the highway lines is faded and in some places not visible at all.
Driving is hazardous enough without having to play “find the road”.
The apparently water-soluble paint being used is not adequate; it is neither reflective nor durable. According to our road maintenance contractor, painting and maintenance of the highway lines are under the control of the Ministry of Highways. Standards need to be improved, with a requirement for semi-annual line refreshes using a much better product.
Frightened for everyone’s safety,