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Hiring young or new workers? Don’t forget driver orientation

School’s out and summer jobs are in. If your organization plans to hire young or new workers, be aware that they’re more vulnerable to workplace injuries than more experienced workers. And if they’re going to drive for work, their risk … More »

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Road safety presentation fills training need

Like many small- to medium-sized employers, Glotman Simpson Consulting Engineers has employees who drive as part of their job. To help keep them safe, the company turned to an expert no-cost resource: Road Safety at Work’s advisory services. The structural … More »

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The potentially fatal myth about speeding

Have you ever been tempted to speed to make that next delivery or be on time for that next appointment? You had better think again – for your own safety. Speeding to “save time” usually offers little advantage and greatly … 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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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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Recognize and Reduce Intersection Risks

You may be surprised to know that driving through an intersection is one of the most dangerous situations a driver can encounter on the road. After all, most drivers stop at traffic lights, make turns, or simply pass through dozens … More »

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Adjusting Driver Training Protocols Through a Pandemic

COVID-19 has affected the many ways in which we interact, including driver training. Even though we all hope to return to “normal” in the not-too-distant future, it’s likely that driver training adaptations will have to continue for the time being. … More »

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Pandemic is impacting driving, too

Since the global pandemic has affected virtually all aspects of our lives, it’s not surprising that its reach extends to driving risk. A US National Highway Traffic Safety Administration study found increases in the incidence of alcohol or drugs in … More »

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Distracted Driving Policies Pay Off

When you’re in business, preventing losses can be just as financially rewarding as generating revenue. But, knowing when, what, and how much to invest to reduce or eliminate those losses can be confusing, particularly when there are competing priorities. The … More »

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