Author Archives: Adrienne

Congratulations to Clayton Chu of Western Forest Products

Congratulations to Clayton Chu of Western Forest Products who won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance in our trade show draw at the 10th annual Vancouver Island Safety Conference. Clayton was one of over 350 delegates … Continue reading

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Road Safety At Work Team Busy at UBCM Convention

Congratulations to Vicki Sanders, Councillor for The Corporation of the District of Saanich, winner of a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance. Vicki stopped by our Shift Into Winter booth at the UBCM (Union of BC Municipalities) … Continue reading

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Shift into Winter team attends BC Road Builders Conference

Congratulations to Will Blair of Superior Propane who recently attended the BC Road Builders & Heavy Construction Association’s Annual Fall Conference in Kelowna. Will entered our draw and and won a vehicle safety kit with one year of roadside assistance. … Continue reading

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New online winter driving safety course for managers and supervisors now available

Leaves are falling, nights are cooler, and, in some parts of the province, it could be just a couple weeks until that first frost or surprise snowfall. Get ahead of the game by taking our new – and free — … Continue reading

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Cone Zone Go Kart Track At Abbotsford Agrifair – July 31 – August 3 2015

Join us at the Cone Zone Go Kart Track , where kids aged 10 to 16 can learn about roadside safety while driving around a large circuit complete with real world work zone hazards. Participants at the ride will … Continue reading

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Being a Mom and a Traffic Controller

How You Can Protect a New Mother on BC Highways Alyssa Ursel is one of the many people whose job is to safeguard fellow roadside workers by guiding drivers through highway work zones, or “Cone Zones.” She is a flagger, … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Jeremy Bain of Surespan

The Cone Zone exhibit was set up at the BC Road Builder’s Golf Tournament on May 1, 2015 to share plans for the Cone Zone campaign launch on May 11. One of the highlights for this year’s campaign is a … Continue reading

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Congratulations to Heather Cook of Interior Health Acute Care

Congratulations to Heather Cook, Executive Director of Acute Care with Interior Health! At the recent Gerontological Nurses Association of BC (GNABC) conference in Kelowna, Heather entered and won the draw for the Road Safety At Work automobile safety kit with … Continue reading

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Tow Trucks and Travellers at Risk in Roadside Work Zones

You could be anywhere when your vehicle fails unexpectedly. Whether it’s a busy freeway or a quiet rural highway, there’s a sense of vulnerability when you’re left stranded. Tow truck operators like Larry Styba regularly come to B.C. travellers’ rescue. … Continue reading

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Cone Zones Keep Roadside Workers Safe

Roadside work zones present a deadly hazard for tens of thousands of roadside workers across British Columbia each day. Between 2004 and 2013, 15 workers died and another 224 were injured and missed time from work because of roadside vehicle … Continue reading

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