Author Archives: Dave Zille

Road safety is a team effort for our latest winner

Congratulations to Deb Raincock, Senior Project Coordinator with Team Construction Management Ltd. Deb won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance during the Southern Interior Construction Association Conference in Kelowna on February 28. A full-service construction firm … More »

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Manage the Risk of Impaired Driving with an Impairment Policy

Between 1995 and 2016, the number of people who died in a motor vehicle crash involving a drinking driver generally decreased by about 55 percent, but the two most recent years for which data is available (2015 and 2016) saw … More »

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Contractor Opportunity: Marketing and Communications Manager – Road Safety At Work program

Marketing and Communications Manager (approx. 100 hours/month) Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is seeking a seasoned professional for a senior marketing and communications role in a contract position for the Road Safety At Work (RSAW) program. This is a … More »

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Top 10 downloads of 2019

Just as Billboard has its list of the top 10 songs of the year, we have our list of the top 10 downloads of the year. In total, we had over 100,000 downloads in 2019! Without further ado, here are … More »

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News Release: Road Safety at Work campaign aims to prevent work-related motor vehicle crashes

On average every year, as a result of a motor vehicle incidents (MVI), 19 workers are killed and 1,319 are injured and miss time from work. Richmond, B.C. (Jan. 14, 2020) – Work-related motor vehicle incidents (MVI) continue to be … More »

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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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