In an effort to minimize the amount of criminal activities, and to ease the amount of traffic in flowing through city of Roseau, the police have stepped up their game by developing a National Security plan during the Independence Reunion Season.
Accordingly to the police, there will be a low tolerance for non-compliance with traffic laws and there is a strong chance that personâ€™s vehicles will be towed. With some 27,000 licensed drivers, 19,000 licensed motor vehicles â€“ and with about 6000 vehicles crossing through Roseau daily could cause some serious problems.
Dominica Grammar School court, the Newtown Savannah, Lindo Park and Pottersville Savannah will be used for parking at a small fee â€“ with police patrol to unsure safety.
IMPORTANT: On the evenings of the Creole Festival (Oct 31st- Nov 2nd), there will be no parking on Valley Road on either side from the junction of Bath Road, to the Bath Estate Bridge. Residents of River Street will be allowed to park on River Street and will be issued a national pass to River Street motorists to identify them. Also there will be no parking on either sides of Independence Street from the E.C Loblack Bridge to Kennedy Avenue, Cork Street and from the junction of Bath Road to Great George Street.
During Creole in the Park (Oct 27 â€“ Oct 30) arrangements have been made so that parents picking up their children from school can park in Botanic Gardens from 12:30 to 2:30pm.