Author Archives: Adrienne

Cone Zone Go Kart Track

Abbotsford Agrifair and Rodeo – August 1-4 Join us at the Cone Zone Go Kart, where kids aged 10 to 15 can learn about roadside safety while driving around a large circuit complete with real world work zone hazards. Participants … Continue reading

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To Drive and Protect: How You Can Save Police from Roadside Injuries

Police officers not only enforce Cone Zones, they are also protected by them. Sure, bright orange pylons aren’t usually present to announce when an officer is in a vulnerable position, but drivers should still approach with caution police and other … Continue reading

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Roadside workers speak out about the dangers of working in the “Cone Zone”

Richmond, B.C. / July 7, 2014 – In B.C., tens of thousands of men and women work on or near roadways and they each have a story to tell about the dangers they face working in the “Cone Zone”. You … Continue reading

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Local Government Management Association Draw Winner

Congratulations to Jason Jung, winner of an auto safety kit provided by Road Safety at Work during the Local Government Management Association conference held June 10 to 12 in downtown Vancouver. Jason is Manager, Member & Program Development, Applied Science … Continue reading

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Cone Zone Go Kart Ride

Cloverdale Rodeo & Country Fair May 16 to 19, 2014 Cloverdale Rodeo and Exhibition Park Join us at the Cone Zone Go Kart ride, where kids aged 10 to 15 can learn about roadside safety while driving around a large … Continue reading

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Truckers working outside their vehicles at increased risk of being hit by passing drivers

24 workers per year struck on roadside Richmond, B.C. / May 12, 2014 – Between 2004 and 2013, 40 truck drivers were seriously injured by a passing vehicle while changing tires, putting on tire chains, or doing other vehicle maintenance … Continue reading

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What it’s Like to be a Traffic Controller in the Cone Zone?

In order to respect the Cone Zone, drivers need to respect the people it is designed to protect. A big part of the Cone Zone campaign is showing the faces behind the signs and pylons. The Ministry of Transportation and … Continue reading

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Cone Zone Go-Kart Ride: A success at the Cloverdale Rodeo

This year the Cloverdale Rodeo featured several new and exciting attractions for fairgoers. Among them, the Cone Zone Go-Kart circuit, a fun and interactive road safety education initiative for youth aged 10 to 16. Designed by Work Zone Safety Alliance … Continue reading

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