Author Archives: Dave Zille

News Release: RCMP, TELUS, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner to support roadside worker safety in Williams Lake

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (September 14, 2021) BC Highway Patrol (Williams Lake, Quesnel, and 100 Mile House) is partnering with TELUS and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise … More »

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News Release: RCMP, TELUS, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner to support roadside worker safety in Richmond

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (July 27, 2021) The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with TELUS and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness … More »

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News Release: Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver

Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver (July 27, 2021) Increased traffic on roads due to summer travel and the province’s reopening creates an increased risk for roadside workers in Metro Vancouver. “Roadside work is a … 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, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (June 7, 2021) — The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness about the … More »

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Message to drivers: Slow down and pay attention in Cone Zones

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured (May 17, 2021) — The BC Cone Zone campaign, now in its 11th year, sets out to remind drivers, employers, and workers to do their part to … More »

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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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