ICBC just launched their annual pedestrian safety campaign involving community partners (City of Vancouver, VPD, Vancouver Community Policing Centres, Vancouver Coastal Health, Translink, representatives from the Provincial Government, BC Chiefs of Police and the BC Coroner Service) to help build further awareness of the increased risk of pedestrian crashes at this time of year. That said… Read More ICBC Pedestrian Safety Campaign
This summer please plan ahead if you plan on drinking. // On average, 42 people are killed each summer in crashes involving impaired driving in B.C. If you’re out drinking, don’t get behind the wheel – choose a safe way home instead. // Keep your friends safe Take your turn as the designated driver to help… Read More Impaired Driving
High-risk driving define by the police is speeding, following too closely, ignoring traffic control device, failing to yield and improper passing. We’re hoping you can help us raise awareness about high-risk driving behaviours, especially failing to yield. Be aware of your surroundings. For more information, please visit the ICBC website.
This holiday season, we’re asking everyone to share the responsibility of being the designated driver. Is it your turn to get your friends and family home safely? As a valued road safety community partner, we want to share the details of the 2014 December CounterAttack campaign and ask for your help in reducing the number… Read More Impaired Campaign – CounterAttack
Distracted driving is now the second leading cause of car crash fatalities – ahead of impaired driving – and is the leading cause of rear-end crashes which often result in injuries. This campaign includes enhanced enforcement and new education starting September 5. Police will be increasing enforcement throughout the province, and community volunteers will be conducting… Read More Distracted Driving Enforcement and Education Campaign
This program has been a staple at our centre for many, many years. It’s an important reminder for drivers to slow down, abide by the speed limit, and pay attention to the road. Our volunteers enjoy working Speed Watch because they can be out there in the open air, interacting with the public. Obviously summer… Read More Speed Watch!
It’s finally summer here in Vancouver, and people will be out and about, enjoying the rare hot weather. ICBC would like to remind you that they will be running a Summer Counterattack Campaign in order to reduce impaired-driving related crashed on the road. Check out the campaign pages below: http://www.icbc.com/road-safety/crashes-happen/Pages/Impaired-driving.aspx http://www.icbc.com/road-safety/community/Pages/Designated-drivers.aspx The campaign includes radio… Read More Summer Counterattack Campaign