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News Release: Winter driving doubles risk of workers being in a crash

For Immediate Release Shift into Winter campaign reminds B.C. drivers to be prepared and plan ahead for Mother Nature’s ultimate road test Winter driving can more than double your risk of being in a motor vehicle crash in B.C. To … Continue reading

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News Release: Winter driving doubles risk of being in a crash

For Immediate Release Shift into Winter campaign reminds B.C. employers to be prepared and plan ahead to keep employees safe when they drive on the job Winter driving increases the risk of being in a work-related motor vehicle crash in … Continue reading

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Media Advisory: Shift into Winter invites media to take part in driving demonstration to kick off campaign

On Friday, October 1, the 13th annual province-wide Shift into Winter campaign kicks off in Pitt Meadows with a demonstration on a closed track of driving in winter conditions. Media are invited to cover this event and participate in vehicle … Continue reading

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News Release: RCMP, TELUS, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner to support roadside worker safety in Williams Lake

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (September 14, 2021) BC Highway Patrol (Williams Lake, Quesnel, and 100 Mile House) is partnering with TELUS and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise … Continue reading

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News Release: Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver

Busier roads put roadside workers at greater risk in Metro Vancouver (July 27, 2021) Increased traffic on roads due to summer travel and the province’s reopening creates an increased risk for roadside workers in Metro Vancouver. “Roadside work is a … Continue reading

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News Release: RCMP, TELUS, Work Zone Safety Alliance partner to support roadside worker safety in Richmond

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (July 27, 2021) The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with TELUS and the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness … Continue reading

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News Release: RCMP steps up traffic enforcement in the Fraser Valley to support roadside worker safety

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured in B.C. (June 7, 2021) — The RCMP Fraser Coast District Integrated Road Safety Unit is partnering with the Work Zone Safety Alliance to raise awareness about the … Continue reading

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Message to drivers: Slow down and pay attention in Cone Zones

Over the last 10 years, 12 roadside workers died and 207 were injured (May 17, 2021) — The BC Cone Zone campaign, now in its 11th year, sets out to remind drivers, employers, and workers to do their part to … Continue reading

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Contractor Opportunity: Editor / Writer – Road Safety at Work program

Editor / Writer 6 month term with possible extension (up to 95 hours/month) Justice Institute of British Columbia (JIBC) is seeking a seasoned Editor/Writer in a contract position for the Road Safety at Work (RSAW) program. This is a new … Continue reading

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News Release: Plan ahead for safe driving in winter conditions

Richmond, B.C. (November 3, 2020) – In many parts of the province, drivers are beginning to experience winter conditions and snowfall on the roads. With the forecast of La Niña, a climate phenomenon that results in abnormally cooler temperatures, BC … Continue reading

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