Road Safety Programs

Information related to road safety programs.

NEWS - BCAA Road Safety Foundation's New Web Site

BCAA RSF logoThe BCAA Road Safety Foundation has amalgamated with the main BCAA web site. The Road Safety area provides information on these topics: Drivers, Child Passenger Safety, School Safety, Professionals and Resources. Of particular interest is the Drivers section with information aimed specifically at teen drivers, parents of teen drivers, older drivers and medically at risk drivers.

Why Don't You Promote Being a Designated Driver?

Operation Red NoseWhy doesn't this site do more to promote the use of a designated driver? This single sentence was all that was sent to me in an e-mail from a visitor to my DriveSmartBC web site. With the Christmas season upon us, it's probably a great time to revisit the subject.

VIDEO - The Five Pillars of Road Safety

Video SymbolA short video introducing the five pillars of the Global Plan for Road Safety. These pillars are Road Safety Management, Safer Roads and Mobility, Safer Vehicles, Safer Road Users and Post Crash Response.

READING - Canadian Road Safety News Digest, August 1 to 15, 2011

CARSP LogoThe Canadian Road Safety News Digest is a compilation of traffic safety information from around Canada. The Digest is a publication of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and is published semi-monthly.

RESOURCE - Keeping Canadians Safe Through Improved Road Design

Transport Canada LogoFrom the web site description: "Have you ever driven over rumble strips and wondered how many lives they have saved? Or perhaps you have noticed roundabouts being installed near your home and wondered why they are safer than intersections with stop signs or traffic signals.

READING - Canadian Road Safety News Digest, July 16 to 31, 2011

CARSP LogoThe Canadian Road Safety News Digest is a compilation of traffic safety information from around Canada. The Digest is a publication of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and is published semi-monthly.

RESOURCE - Safety Matters on Resource Roads in BC

Logging TruckResource roads in BC include logging, mining and oil field access roads are traveled by heavy commercial vehicles that can be almost as wide as the roads themselves. If sight lines are limited and you do not have a radio, it can be very dangerous to travel these roads for recreational purposes.

VIDEO - You're Probably Not Expecting a Child to Run Out On the Road

VideoEven though this is a year old, it is still an interesting video. Here is the description provided with it on YouTube:

Marking the back to school term, Preventable together with BCAA Road Safety and the District of West Vancouver have launched an optical illusion geared to making drivers slow down at high-risk intersections.

READING - Canadian Road Safety News Digest, July 1 to 15, 2011

CARSP LogoThe Canadian Road Safety News Digest is a compilation of traffic safety information from around Canada. The Digest is a publication of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and is published semi-monthly.

READING - Canadian Road Safety News Digest, June 16 to 30, 2011

CARSP LogoThe Canadian Road Safety News Digest is a compilation of traffic safety information from around Canada. The Digest is a publication of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals and is published semi-monthly.

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