Road Safety Programs

Information related to road safety programs.

PROGRAMS - 20's Plenty for Us

20's Plenty LogoThis web site supports a campaign for 20 mph speed limits in residential areas of Britain. The idea behind the movement is to bring pedestrians and cyclists back onto the streets, reduce injury if a collision occurs and showing that the reduction in speed costs motorists very little time.

READING - Canadian Road Safety News Digest, December 1 - 15, 2010

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, November 16 - 30, 2010

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, November 1-15, 2010

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.

The Responsible Driver Program

No AlcoholBC's Responsible Driver Program is required for drivers who have received an Immediate Roadside Prohibition for blowing a fail, having been convicted of an alcohol related driving offence or who have multiple alcohol related driving events on their driving record.

READING - "How To" Road Safety Manuals

WHO LogoThe United Nations Road Safety Collaboration is in the process of creating a series of manuals on road safety to guide governments in the implementation of safety programs. There are currently six manuals available, Data systems, Seat-belts, Helmets, Drinking and Driving, Speed and Road Safety Management.

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READING - IIHS Status Report, August 2010

IIHS LogoVolume 45, Number 8 of the IIHS Status Report is available for download in PDF format. This issue looks at how hot button issues often drive highway safety policy and may take away from initiatives that have greater potential to save lives. It also examines speed limiters on commercial vehicles from a point of view of fuel consumption as well as safety.

NEWS - BC Tightens Control on Inspection Facilities

BC FlagThe BC Government has announced that the Commercial Vehicle Safety & Enforcement inspectors now have enhanced authority under the Motor Vehicle Act to administer Designated Inspection Facilities and to cancel the authorization of inspectors who fail to follow policy or the provisions of the Motor Vehicle Act Regulations.

READING - Community Based Road Safety

gTKP LogoCommunity programs are a practical and successful way of promoting road safety in a targeted and sustainable way. Community programs are particularly fruitful in rural and suburban areas where the communities may be stronger and regular enforcement is harder to implement due to limited police resources.

VIDEO - TACVictoria Video Retrospective

VideoAustralia is known for its hard hitting advertising campaigns aimed at reducing death and injury due to motor vehicle collisions. This video is a retrospective on 20 years of road safety campaigns. It features iconic scenes and images from commercials that have helped change they way we drive, all edited to the moving song Everybody Hurts by REM.

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