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CAA Worst Roads 2019.

We are all road users. Have your say.

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For 15 years, the CAA Worst Roads Campaign Has Influenced Change

Influencing Change For Ontario's Roads.

CAA’s annual Worst Roads campaign has influenced change, resulting in repaving and repair work done to many of the roads that have appeared on Ontario’s Worst Roads list and there’s more to come.

Learn what other road users and community leaders have to say about the impact this campaign has had on improving Ontario’s roads in their communities.

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Have Your Say About Ontario’s Worst Roads.

CAA’s annual Worst Roads campaign gives Ontarians a chance to make our roads safer by helping different levels of governments understand what road improvements are important to citizens and where they need to be made.

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Ontario’s Worst Roads Success Stories.

We’ve heard your stories and tallied the votes for our annual Worst Roads campaign for 16 years. It’s clear that CAA’s advocacy work has influenced change.

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Top 10 Roads of 2018.

Your vote counts. See the Top 10 Worst Roads from 2018.

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Previous Winners.

See all the Worst Roads winners since 2003.

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Jamie Stuckless – Executive Director, Share the Road

Jamie Stuckless – Executive Director, Share the Road. A resident of Hamilton, she joined Share The Road in 2013.

A pothole on a road can be dangerous for someone on a bike and on a narrow wheel. When people go to vote in the CAA Worst Roads campaign, they should think of roads as whole – not just as a motorist but also as a pedestrian and cyclist.

Jessica Santos

Jessica Santos. Living and working in downtown Toronto, transit is Jessica’s main source of transportation.

Making sure that roads are safe and in good condition is important for pedestrians and transit users like me. When I am crossing the road, I am already so aware of oncoming traffic, that I am not looking down to check if the next step I take is going to be on solid ground.

Richard Cazeau – Car Enthusiast

Richard Cazeau – Car Enthusiast. Lives in north Toronto.

Driving is about lifestyle and with that, work-life balance. If we are constantly having to repair our cars because of the damage sustained while driving, that is going to affect our finances. CAA Worst Roads gives you a chance to have your voice heard and tell politicians what roads need to be fixed and why.

Terry Gitzel – Platoon Chief, Kitchener Fire Department

Terry Gitzel – Platoon Chief, Kitchener Fire Department. He has served as a firefighter for 25 years.

Rough roads extend our drives as we are going to and from incidents, so we are always planning our route. Road safety is very important for us as firefighters, especially since we are often first on the scene.

Doug Switzer – President, Ontario Motor Coach Association

Doug Switzer – President, Ontario Motor Coach Association. Lives in Burlington.

As a mechanic, I see the damage a pothole can do to a car. It can affect your wheel alignment, mufflers, rims and tires to name just a few. Some of the repairs can cost thousands of dollars.

Joseph David Lalonde – Accessibility Advocate

Joseph David Lalonde – Accessibility Advocate. A resident of Kitchener, he is a volunteer at the Kitchener YMCA and is a member of OutSpoken.

When I go out, I don’t feel safe. I have to worry about potholes on the roads, bumps on the sidewalk. If I need to go anywhere, I find myself considering “What if I hit or drive directly over a pothole?”

I’m worried that if I hit it dead-on, I might lose my tire, lose my concentration and get hurt. I have the right to feel safe in my community.