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2018 BC Care Providers Association Conference Prize Winner

Congratulations to Heather Martin on winning a vehicle safety kit with one year of road side assistance! Heather works for Comfort Keepers and was one of 500 delegates at the BC Care Providers 41st Annual Conference in May. The conference … Continue reading

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2018 NAOSH Week Safety Kit Prize Winner

Karin Romilly, Field Operations Assistant at FortisBC has won a vehicle safety kit with a year of roadside assistance! Karin entered a draw when she stopped by our booth to chat about road safety at a NAOSH week event hosted … Continue reading

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2018 Cloverdale Rodeo Go Kart Experience Prize Winner

Congratulations to Jeff Yuzwa of Langley, on being the lucky winner of our portable compressor draw at the Go Kart Experience at the Cloverdale Rodeo this May long weekend. Jeff Yuzwa, his wife, son and his friend visited the Go … Continue reading

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Cone Zone season has arrived. Slow down and respect roadside workers.

Cone Zone season is upon us. Hundreds of roadside work zones will be set up across the province this summer. Thousands of drivers will travel through these “Cone Zones” placing roadside workers at greater risk of being injured or killed … Continue reading

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News Release: VPD steps up enforcement in support of roadside-worker safety

Richmond, B.C. (May 14, 2018) — Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the eighth annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign, with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite between … Continue reading

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Cargo Logistics Conference Safety Kit Winner

Congratulations to our latest winner of a vehicle safety kit and one year of roadside assistance! Trevor Price from C.H. Robinson entered his name into our draw at the Cargo Logistics conference in Vancouver last month and recently collected his … Continue reading

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Media Release: Work-related motor vehicle crashes leading cause of traumatic workplace deaths in BC

MEDIA RELEASE Take action March 5 – 9 – Road Safety At Work Week Richmond, BC / February 20, 2018 – Work-related motor vehicle incidents (MVIs) account for 33 per cent of all work-related traumatic deaths in British Columbia, making … Continue reading

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Remembering Canada’s road crash victims

In Canada, the third Wednesday each November is set aside as the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. It is a day to remember and honour Canadians killed and injured in often preventable road crashes, and the families, … Continue reading

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Winter 2016 data shows a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor

October 2, 2017 / Richmond, B.C. — Last winter’s extreme conditions contributed to a 10 percent increase in motor-vehicle casualty crashes in B.C. between October and December, where driving too fast for the conditions was a contributing factor. This is … Continue reading

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Media Release: VPD Steps Up Enforcement in Support of Roadside Worker Safety

Richmond, B.C. / May 15, 2017 – Today, the Vancouver Police Department is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to kick off the seventh annual B.C. Cone Zone Campaign with an enforcement blitz at a roadside worksite … Continue reading

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