Tool Kits Overview

  • Road Safety Plan Template

    Whether you are starting your road safety program, or looking to improve your current plan, consider this framework. It lists key elements of a road safety plan, shows how you could organize yours, and provides links to resources and materials to help build each segment.

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  • Hazard Identification and Risk Assessment

    To determine what safe driving practices and procedures belong in your Road Safety Program, it is necessary to identify the hazards and understand the risks employees face when driving. This section explains hazard ID and demonstrates two methods you can use to assess road safety risks.

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  • Controlling Hazards

    Some measures are more effective than others for controlling the driving-related hazards your employees encounter. The hierarchy of controls explains the systematic ranking of measures you can apply to control driver exposure to hazards.

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  • Build Strong Policies

    Your road safety program deserves a good map. Effective policies describe the principles and strategies that the organization will apply to help achieve its safety objectives. Use this framework to build policies that work for your organization.

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  • Effective Safe Work Procedures

    Aligned with your road safety policies, safe driving procedures are key tools to communicate how the company expects employees to drive while at work. This section has guidance for writing effective procedures, plus several examples for your use.

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  • Journey Management

    Effective journey management is one of the best ways to minimize exposure to driving-related hazards. This section explains the value of journey management and provides resources to help you put it to work in your workplace. Access TripCheck - an easy-to-use, mobile-friendly tool to help you plan and prepare for trips, and to document the steps taken to reduce risks.

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  • Driver Qualifications

    A qualified driver understands their driving role; they demonstrate the skills and behaviours necessary to manage hazards they encounter in their driving-work environment. We explain how to confirm a driver is legally authorized to drive, provide tools you can use to assess drivers, and suggest ways to help drivers improve their performance.

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  • Distracted Driving

    Distractions are a leading contributing factor to collisions, and their associated costs in terms of human life and property. In this section, find information about specific hazards and consequences, helpful facts and answers to common questions about distracted driving, an interactive quiz to check your knowledge, plus example unDistracted Driving policies for your use.

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  • Driver Fatigue

    Fatigue contributes to thousands of crashes every year, yet sixty percent of us admit to driving while fatigued. Learn more about fatigue, its causes and contributors and how it impacts driving performance. Find practical guidance and tools for employers and drivers to help manage fatigue in your organization.

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  • Vehicle Inspections

    If your employees drive as part of their work, you need to know those vehicles are mechanically sound and prepared to safely transport your staff, or deliver your products or services. This section offers useful “how to” guidance, plus sample forms for recording regular vehicle inspections.

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  • Vehicle Maintenance

    For safe and efficient operations, vehicles in your workplace require regular maintenance and prompt repairs. AutoCheck describes typical component maintenance intervals, and offers helpful “how to” tips. Owners manuals provide essential maintenance information; locate the manual for your vehicle using our compilation of links.

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  • New Vehicle Safety Technologies

    Lane departure warning systems, automatic parallel parking, adaptive cruise control. These are just a few of the dozens of new vehicle technologies now available to help make driving safer. Learn how they work and how to use them.

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  • Vehicle Emergency Kit

    A vehicle emergency kit with the safety supplies, tools, clothing and other contents is a great way to be prepared for the emergencies employees might encounter.

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  • Tailgate Meetings

    Tailgate meetings are an excellent way to engage employees in conversations about road safety issues that matter to them. Look here for outlines with resources, ideas and website links to help make your meetings successful.

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  • Preferred Practices

    These Occupational Road Safety Preferred Practices draw upon international academic research, case studies and best practices as well as the expertise and collaboration of stakeholders and Technical Advisory Committee members representing employers, agencies and associations from across BC.

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  • Promotional Materials

    Add these logos, banners and tag lines to your e-mail, or use the brochures and ready-made content to raise awareness about road safety to co-workers, across your organization friends and fellow drivers.

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