Road Safety Programs

Information related to road safety programs.

RESEARCH - Measuring the Success of Safe Routes to School

School Zone SignSafe Routes to School (SRTS) programs seek to increase the number of students who use active transportation (walking & cycling) methods to travel to and from school. Increasing physical activity has the potential to improve health. SRTS programs aim to accomplish this goal through engineering, education, enforcement, encouragement, equity, and evaluation.

VIRTUAL WORKSHOPS - Conducting Road Safety Risk Assessments

Road Safety at Work LogoRoad Safety at Work will be conducting on line virtual workshops on April 21, May 12, September 22 and October 20, 2021. The workshops will train participants to identify, rank and address road safety risks. Learn how to use the Road Safety At Work Risk Check Tool to make this task easier.

REPORT - Evaluation is a crowd sourced map of cycling collision data worldwide. Incidents of collisions, near misses, hazards and thefts can be entered via the web site or through the free Android or Apple apps. The data collected is available to all. If you choose to register and log in, it will even alert you to recent incidents mapped in your area.

VIDEO - Living Radars

VideoThis is a video from SAAQ in Quebec produced for a speed and distracted driving awareness campaign in 2020. The speed display in the video is showing real time traffic speeds from a pole mounted radar unit at the filming location. It's a striking visual reminder of how fast we often drive through a school zone.

VISION ZERO - Getting Cars Off the Road

Vision Zero CanadaHere's an interesting idea. Getting cars off the roads should also be part of Vision Zero. Perhaps even being included as a 6th pillar of the strategy. This article in StreetsBlogUSA made that suggestion.

CVSE - Updated Carrier Safety Guide

BC LogoCommercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) has announced the availability of an updated version of the Carrier Safety Guide.

CONTEST - Win a Set of Winter Tires

Road Safety at Work LogoRoad Safety at Work is offering a draw entry for a set of winter tires courtesy of Kal Tire that has an estimated value up to $1,000. To enter, simply complete their winter driving safety online course and exit survey by December 15, 2020. The course will provide you with the knowledge, skills, and tools to plan, implement and monitor a winter driving safety program as part of your organization’s overall road safety program.

VISION ZERO - Surrey 2019 Year in Review

Vision Zero CanadaThe City of Surrey has released a year in review report for 2019 detailing it's accomplishments in meeting Vision Zero commitments. The City’s goal is an achievable and measurable shorter-term target: to reverse the trend of rising injuries and deaths on Surrey’s roads and achieve a minimum 15% reduction in injury collisions over the next five years (2019-2023).

ROAD SAFETY AT WORK - Supervising Employees Who Drive for Work

Road Safety at Work LogoRoad Safety at Work is hosting a free course aimed at helping supervisors who are responsible for employees that drive as part of their job be more effective. The two lesson on line course is free and will take between 40 and 60 minutes to complete.

READING - Best Practice for Urban Road Safety

International Transport Forum logoHere's a relatively short document from the International Transport Forum outlining seven case studies in four areas:

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