Author Archives: Tracy Lin

Be prepared with some tips about winter tires and stay safe

More than 130 days until the end of the winter driving season. Be prepared with some tips about winter tires and stay safe. Richmond, BC / November 17, 2014 – Drivers in British Columbia are only a third of the … More »

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Topic of the Month – Driving Cell-Free

Talking or texting on a cell phone while driving is a leading cause of motor vehicle incidents. Whether you are driving for work or pleasure, here are a few easy steps you can take to drive cell-free. Plan your journey. … More »

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Fewer than 50% of drivers in British Columbia report using winter tires

How did you “Shift Into Winter”? Richmond, BC / January 6, 2014 – An online survey conducted by Canadian Tire and reviewed by the Traffic Injury Research Foundation (TIRF) found that approximately 40 per cent of drivers in British Columbia … More »

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Topic of the Month – Winter is here. Are You Ready?

Every day, drivers and workers risk being injured or killed while on the road. Winter is an especially dangerous time as the risk jumps. Most work-related crashes resulting in time loss injuries happen between October and February. Hopefully, your vehicle … More »

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Shift Into Winter

Richmond, B.C. / October 7, 2013 When it comes to winter, the number of casualty crashes in December, involving driving too fast for the conditions, almost doubles compared to October. According to a five-year average for the province (2007-2011), the … More »

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Topic of the Month – Drive with Care in Roadside Work Zones

Drive with Care in Roadside Work Zones Tens of thousands of individuals in BC work at the side of the road as part of their job, which puts them at risk of being seriously or fatally injured by distracted, aggressive … More »

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Topic of the Month – Shift Into Winter

Shift Into Winter Are you confident in your winter driving abilities? Most of us don’t get enough practice driving in winter conditions. Here are some tips to keep you safe on the roads. First – do you really need to … More »

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News: Get ready to Shift into Winter

Don’t let winter road conditions catch you by surprise – stay safe and shift into winter. This winter don’t get caught out on the road unprepared. Whether you use your vehicle for work or leisure, take steps to reduce your … More »

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News: New RoadSafetyAtWork.ca website launched this month to to better meet your needs

In response to user feedback, we have simplified things on our site – to make it easier to find and use the existing tools. Plus, we’ve added some new resources, such as the MVI Cost Calculator to help build your … More »

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Topic of the Month – MVI Cost Calculator

It’s likely that the person responsible for driver safety in your organization may need help to develop a business case in order to get support and resources to implement a program that will help improve work-related road safety. A section … More »

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