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Back in the Saddle – Driving after a Break

There is a common saying that “once you learn how to ride a bike, you never forget.” That may be true, but you can get rusty. Driving is no different. Like any learned skill, your driving skills can fade without … More »

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Be Inspired by this Road Safety Success Story

National Hydronics Group Sheilagh Rally’s can-do attitude came in handy when she started working for National Hydronics Group (NHG) in September 2018. As the new Corporate Safety Officer, she wanted to make a quick and obvious difference in her new … 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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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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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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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 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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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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