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News Release: Cone Zone campaign calls on B.C. drivers to slow down to keep roadside workers safe

Spring and summer are busy times for construction and other road-related activity, which brings an increased safety risk for roadside workers in the province. To help reduce the risk, the 12th annual B.C. Cone Zone campaign launches today with a … More »

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Media Release: Even with spring on horizon, winter tires are needed to help keep drivers, passengers safe

For Immediate Release How much longer should you use winter tires on your vehicle? It’s a timely question as spring approaches. The annual Shift into Winter campaign points out the answer is based on safety, not seasons. “Winter tires provide … More »

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Kelowna engages employees with winter driving safety campaign

Promoting winter driving safety can help B.C. municipalities engage their employees and keep them safe. Just ask the City of Kelowna. Using ShiftintoWinter.ca resources, the city launched its own internal winter driving safety campaign. It provided tips in newsletters, posters, … More »

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Media Release: Busy holiday season increases need for safe winter driving in Metro Vancouver

For Immediate Release The hectic holiday season brings more vehicle travel, more drivers in a hurry, and more winter weather such as rain, ice, fog, and snow. It’s a combination of factors that can put drivers at increased risk. That’s … More »

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Supply chain problems? Look to your safety system for solutions

The key to coping with supply chain issues for vehicles and parts may already be in your organization’s hands. The place to find it? Your safety management system – especially if it addresses road safety. Your system emphasizes planning and … More »

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Is texting the new impaired driving?

Talking on your phone. Reaching for a water bottle. Adjusting the temperature. All these activities are a distraction if you’re driving. And distraction can be just as risky as driving while impaired, according to a Traffic Injury Research Foundation study … More »

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News Release: Winter driving doubles risk of workers being in a crash

For Immediate Release Shift into Winter campaign reminds B.C. employers to be prepared and plan ahead to keep employees safe when they drive on the job Winter driving increases the risk of being in a work-related motor vehicle crash in … More »

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News Release: Winter driving doubles risk of being in a crash

For Immediate Release Shift into Winter campaign reminds B.C. drivers to be prepared and plan ahead for Mother Nature’s ultimate road test Winter driving can more than double your risk of being in a motor vehicle crash in B.C. To … More »

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Media Advisory: Shift into Winter invites media to take part in driving demonstration to kick off campaign

On Friday, October 1, the 13th annual province-wide Shift into Winter campaign kicks off in Pitt Meadows with a demonstration on a closed track of driving in winter conditions. Media are invited to cover this event and participate in vehicle … More »

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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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