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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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Keeping BC Bridges and Highways Safe During Winter Months

Keeping BC’s roads, highways and bridges clear of snow and ice during winter storms is no small task. Read more about the people and systems that keep traffic flowing during the winter months: http://www.ticorp.ca/snow-clearing-port-mann-bridge/ Transportation Investment Corporation works closely with … Continue reading

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Road Safety at Work Week is March 6-10

The first week of March is set aside every year for BC workplaces to implement or improve safe driving-for-work policies and procedures for their workplaces. Each year, a different aspect of workplace road safety is highlighted and tools and resources made available for BC employers to use and share with their teams. Continue reading

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Road safety leaders come together to promote safe winter driving

As winter arrived in some parts of the province this week, it was timely that safe winter driving was the focus of a news conference in downtown Vancouver on Monday, October 3. Representatives from the BC government, ICBC, WorkSafeBC, and … Continue reading

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