Author Archives: Dave Zille

Recognize and Reduce Intersection Risks

You may be surprised to know that driving through an intersection is one of the most dangerous situations a driver can encounter on the road. After all, most drivers stop at traffic lights, make turns, or simply pass through dozens … More »

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Contractor Opportunity: Editor / Writer – Road Safety At Work program

Editor / Writer 6 month term with possible extension (up to 95 hours/month) Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is seeking a seasoned Editor/Writer in a contract position for the Road Safety At Work (RSAW) program. This is a new … More »

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Adjusting Driver Training Protocols Through a Pandemic

COVID-19 has affected the many ways in which we interact, including driver training. Even though we all hope to return to “normal” in the not-too-distant future, it’s likely that driver training adaptations will have to continue for the time being. … More »

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Pandemic is impacting driving, too

Since the global pandemic has affected virtually all aspects of our lives, it’s not surprising that its reach extends to driving risk. A US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study found increases in the incidence of alcohol or drugs in … More »

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News Release: Plan ahead for safe driving in winter conditions

Richmond, B.C. (November 3, 2020) – In many parts of the province, drivers are beginning to experience winter conditions and snowfall on the roads. With the forecast of La Niña, a climate phenomenon that results in abnormally cooler temperatures, BC … More »

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Distracted Driving Policies Pay Off

When you’re in business, preventing losses can be just as financially rewarding as generating revenue. But, knowing when, what, and how much to invest to reduce or eliminate those losses can be confusing, particularly when there are competing priorities. The … More »

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News Release: ‘Slow Down’ at Cone Zones

Safety signage pilot launches in the City of Surrey Richmond, B.C. (Sept. 3, 2020) — The Work Zone Safety Alliance and the City of Surrey are launching a pilot awareness initiative to get drivers to slow down when entering a … More »

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News Release: Campaign urging drivers to slow down and pay attention at Cone Zones

In the last decade, 13 roadside workers were killed and 204 injured Richmond, B.C. (July 8, 2020) — The annual Cone Zone campaign kicks off in July to improve the safety of people working along the roadside. The campaign urges … More »

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Back in the Saddle – Driving after a Break

There is a common saying that “once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget.” That may be true, but you can get rusty. Driving is no different. Like any learned skill, your driving skills can fade without … More »

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Be Inspired by this Road Safety Success Story

National Hydronics Group Sheilagh Rally’s can-do attitude came in handy when she started working for National Hydronics Group (NHG) in September 2018. As the new Corporate Safety Officer, she wanted to make a quick and obvious difference in her new … More »

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