Author Archives: Dave Zille

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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New safety videos and resources for truck drivers

During the 10-year period from 2008 to 2017, 131 truck drivers were killed and almost 21,000 injured on the job. To reduce the risks of these workers being hurt or killed, WorkSafeBC has recently created three videos that reinforce key … More »

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ConcreteBC Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Congratulations to Rob Mutch from Brock White Canada, who entered our draw at the ConcreteBC conference and won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance. This conference provided delegates with a variety of presentations such as Policy … More »

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Pacific Safety Centre Safety Committee Conference Vehicle Safety Kit Winner

Road Safety At Work attended the Pacific Safety Centre safety committee conference in Langley this November. Congratulations to Hayley Chan from Para Space Landscaping, who entered the draw at our booth and won a vehicle safety kit with one year … More »

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