Motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of workplace deaths in British Columbia. Winter conditions – such as freezing temperatures, rain, snow, black ice and reduced daylight hours – create additional hazards for occupational drivers, whether they drive a vehicle full time, or just as part of their job.
If you drive a company or personal vehicle for work, the following information will help reduce your risk of a crash during the winter driving season (October 1st to March 31st).
Commercial Trucking Resources
If you are a commercial trucker, you will find resources here to help you prepare for winter driving. Topics include hazard recognition, visibility, traction, how to read the road, trip planning and more.
Winter Driving: What Workers Need to Know
Information for drivers that operate company or personally-owned/leased passenger cars or light duty trucks
Free Workplace Safety Resources
Whether you are a new or seasoned driver, winter roads can be dangerous. Here are some resources to help you prepare and stay safe at work.