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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 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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Winter road and weather conditions change quickly – so should your driving

October 3, 2016 / Richmond, B.C. – Road and weather conditions change quickly during winter. Drivers should be prepared to adjust their driving behaviour to match the conditions and address potential hazards. On average, each year in British Columbia, the … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Our Latest Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Congratulations to Brian Young of Macdonald Realty, North Vancouver (www.younghomes.ca) on winning our vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance at the Ocean Concrete open house on April 30th. Brian and his family stopped by the ConeZoneBC booth … Continue reading

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Cone Zone season has arrived

More long-term road maintenance projects underway this summer Richmond, BC / May 16, 2016 – Drivers in communities throughout the Lower Mainland will experience an increase in road maintenance and construction “Cone Zones” this summer. With repair work on the … Continue reading

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Media Release – Prepare for winter driving hazards

MEDIA RELEASE Prepare for winter driving hazards Winter tires key to driving safety for work and leisure October 5, 2015 / Richmond, B.C. – Preparing your vehicle and yourself for driving in winter weather conditions will help keep you safe … Continue reading

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What it Takes to Keep 300,000 People Safe During a Special Event

Kathie Haidon is the City of Surrey’s Traffic Management Coordinator and Special Events Traffic Management Coordinator. Last year, the City of Surrey hosted 186 special events, 142 of which required traffic control. The city’s biggest event – the Vaisakhi Parade … Continue reading

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Cone Zone At Cloverdale Rodeo Draw Winner

Congratulations to Joanne Collerette of Universal Flagging, who recently won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance at the Cone Zone Go-Kart circuit at the Cloverdale Rodeo. Joanne really enjoyed volunteering at the event, teaching the next … Continue reading

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