Author Archives: Tracy Lin

Amended Slow Down and Move Over Law Protects More Roadside Workers

In order to make conditions safer for roadside workers, the Province of British Columbia has modified its Slow Down Move Over rule. Since January 1 2015, the Slow Down Move Over rule requires drivers to slow down and, if on … Continue reading

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Be prepared with some tips about winter tires and stay safe

  More than 130 days until the end of the winter driving season. Be prepared with some tips about winter tires and stay safe. Richmond, BC / November 17, 2014 – Drivers in British Columbia are only a third of … Continue reading

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Police Go Undercover in the “Cone Zone”

On May 12th, the Vancouver Police Department (VPD) and the RCMP set up enforcement locations at roadside construction sites in Vancouver and around the province in support of the “Cone Zone” driver awareness campaign launch. Vancouver police officers, in uniform … Continue reading

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Slow down. It’s Cone Zone season.

As summer approaches and roadside work increases there will be over 25,000 British Columbians working in “Cone Zones”. Their roadside work areas, large or small, are separated from passing traffic by orange cones and other delineators to keep both the … Continue reading

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More than 800 Cone Zones in province this summer

Drivers will experience increased presence of roadside workers including landscapers, road construction workers and municipal workers during the summer months. Richmond, B.C. / August 6, 2013 – Drivers in the Metro Vancouver area and throughout British Columbia will see an … Continue reading

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Slow It Down (ICBC)

The 180 Video Contest is produced by ICBC to help reduce crashes and save lives. It asks young British Columbians between 19 and 25 to make short videos that encourage their peers to ‘do a 180’ in their attitudes toward … Continue reading

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“Cone Zone” campaign wins Award of Excellence

The “Cone Zone” campaign is the winner of the 2013 Canadian Public Relations Society’s National Award of Excellence – Canadian Advocacy and Social Marketing Campaign of the Year award. Supported by the Work Zone Safety Alliance and WorkSafeBC, the “Cone … Continue reading

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Drive a Go-Kart for a Good Cause

Cone Zone Campaign Teaches Roadside Safety at Country Fair SURREY, BC – New to the Cloverdale Rodeo and Country Fair this May long weekend, May 17-­‐20, is the Go-­‐Kart Cone Zone, where kids aged 10-­‐16 can learn about roadside safety … Continue reading

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Events: Call for Volunteers – Cloverdale Rodeo “Cone Zone” Go-Kart Ride

This year the Cloverdale Rodeo in B.C.’s Lower Mainland will feature a new and unique “Cone Zone” themed go-kart circuit as one of their feature rides for the kids. The go-kart circuit is designed to emulate real-world situations and teach … Continue reading

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Cone Zone Campaign Launches

July 3rd marks the kick off of the 2nd annual Cone Zone campaign – a road safety initiative that encourages drivers to take care when driving near roadside workers. The campaign encourages drivers to reduce their speed, avoid driver distraction, … Continue reading

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