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Scooters on parade in Victoria

Scooter riders Dee Heeley, left, George Johnson, Alf Broom and others listen intently to speakers at the James Bay New Horizons seniors
Scooter riders Dee Heeley, left, George Johnson, Alf Broom and others listen intently to speakers at the James Bay New Horizons seniors' centre at a scooter awareness forum on Tuesday.
— image credit: Sharon Tiffin/News staff

Participants at a scooter forum on Tuesday listened to guest speakers and expressed their concerns about scooter safety to Victoria Coun. Chris Coleman; Chris Foord, chair of the Capital Regional District's Traffic Safety Commission, and Todd Linski from Medichair.

The highlight of the afternoon was the scooter parade, in which riders made it a point to show city employees, developers and councillors the obstacles and trouble spots they deal with on a daily basis.

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