Author Archives: Dave Zille

News Release: BC’s Work Zone Safety Alliance recognized as “Safety Team Champions” by NAOSH BC

Richmond, B.C. (November 29, 2019) – The Work Zone Safety Alliance has been recognized as a “Safety Team Champion” in the new Community and Industry Initiatives category at the annual NAOSH BC Week Safety Forum and Awards Dinner on November … More »

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How Did Norway Achieve the Lowest Traffic Fatality Rate in the World?

Since 2010, Norway has cut the number of traffic fatalities due to motor vehicle crashes nearly in half – from 208 to 107. That’s an impressive accomplishment since the country already has one of the best road safety records in … More »

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BC’s Cone Zone: Increasing safety for roadside workers

In their Spring 2019 issue, the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals published an article about the Cone Zone campaign, written by Louise Yako, Program Director, Road Safety at Work. Download the full article: BC’s Cone Zone: Increasing safety for roadside workers … More »

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Media Release: With winter approaching, it’s time to plan ahead for safe driving

ShiftintoWinter.ca provides free tips and resources on how to stay safe in different driving conditions Richmond, B.C., September 30, 2019 – The chance of being injured or killed in a motor vehicle crash in British Columbia increases dramatically in winter. … More »

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Marijuana Isn’t Alcohol

Experts are calling for research into understanding the relationship between marijuana and impairment levels, pointing out that marijuana poses a less understood risk than alcohol. The US Transportation Research Board published a Transportation Research Circular this month that outlines why … More »

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How Ready Are You When Vehicle Safety Technology Fails?

Picture this: you’re driving along the highway on cruise control on a beautiful, sunny day relying on the built-in technology in your car to make sure you stay between the lines and don’t get too close to the vehicle in … More »

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News Release: RCMP steps up traffic enforcement in the Fraser Valley to support roadside-worker safety

Over the last 10 years, 13 roadside workers died and 213 were injured in B.C. Richmond, B.C. (May 29, 2019) — The RCMP Lower Mainland District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC … More »

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

Over the last 10 years, 13 roadside workers died and 213 were injured Richmond, B.C. (May 13, 2019) — The RCMP Lower Mainland District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC to raise … More »

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Road Safety at Work – New Program Director is announced

Justice Institute of BC (JIBC) announces that as of April 23, 2019, Louise Yako is the new Program Director, Road Safety At Work. Louise has extensive leadership experience in the transportation and safety sector which will be a tremendous asset … More »

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Actsafe Event Safety Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Our latest winner of a vehicle safety kit with a year of roadside assistance is Geoff McEvoy from Riggit Services. Geoff entered our draw at the Actsafe Event Safety Conference in Burnaby last month. Riggit Services designs, builds and installs … More »

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