Road Safety Programs

Information related to road safety programs.

READING - Truck Compliance Advisory Panel Report

MOTI BannerAre you concerned with heavy truck safety on BC highways? The Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement branch of the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure has produced a report described by the following excerpt:

VIDEO - Don't Hurt the One You Love

VideoThis is a road safety campaign video from the UK, just in time for Valentine's day, aimed at teen drivers. One of the slogans used is 'More girls die as passengers than as drivers.' This is a significant idea for the female half of the equation to consider. They do need to play an active role in keeping the male focused on safe driving when necessary, obviously for their own good.

READING - Strategic Intersection Safety Program Guide

Safe Roads for a Safe Future logoHow does one plan a safety strategy for reducing collisions at an intersection? This guide from the U.S. Federal Highway Administration is aimed at assisting agencies in the development of an intersection safety program.

READING - Motor Vehicle Injury Prevention

BCIRPU LogoThe goal of the British Columbia Injury Research and Prevention Unit (BCIRPU) is to reduce the societal and economic burden of injury among all age groups in British Columbia through research, surveillance, education and knowledge transfer, public information and the support of evidence-based, effective prevention measures.

READING - Road Safety as a Right and Responsibility for All

The title caught my attention and made me think, can we actually change driving attitude? Everyone expects to receive what they feel is their right to have, but can they be convinced to be responsible for ensuring that others receive the same?

Road Safety Vision 2010 Mid-Term Report

RSV2010I wonder if anyone stopped for a traffic violation today would know what Road Safety Vision 2010 was. Sad to say, but I also wonder if some of them would even care.

SpeedWatch

SpeedwatchWhat is the idea behind the speed reader board at the roadside? Is speed watch out to help the police see that speeding drivers get charged? Why are the people writing notes? These are common questions asked about a very valuable volunteer group in your community.

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