City officials are issuing some reminders about safety for this upcoming Victoria Day long weekend.
Hamilton police say they will be focusing on the roadway.
Residents can expect to see RIDE programs at various times throughout the city looking for impaired drivers, failure to use seat belts and aggressive or distracted driving.
The Marine unit will also be on patrol.
Meanwhile, Hamilton fire is asking for hyper vigilance when it comes to the use of fireworks.
The community is being asked to refrain from lighting fireworks near roadways.
To choose a clear, open space, away from buildings and combustible materials.
Hamilton Fire recommends keeping a pail of water close by and designating a safe zone for spectators.