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Feb 06, 2013, 09:00 ET The British Columbia Automobile Association (BCAA) reminds drivers to rest up if you are taking a road trip this B.C. Family Day weekend

A driver that is impaired by fatigue is just as dangerous as a driver that is impaired by alcohol. BURNABY, BC, Feb. 6, 2013 /CNW/ - How will you celebrate B.C.'s first Family Day? If you are...


Jan 14, 2013, 17:01 ET Child Passenger Safety course offered online

The first child passenger safety course in B.C. to be offered online for childcare professionals and other caregivers who transport children BURNABY, BC, Jan. 14, 2013 /CNW/ - Knowledge and...


Jan 09, 2013, 17:08 ET Whether you drive for work or leisure, make safe driving one of your new year's resolutions.

BURNABY, BC, Jan. 9, 2013 /CNW/ - Whether you drive a company vehicle or your own vehicle for work or personal use, you should always practise safe driving habits, especially at this time of year....


Nov 26, 2012, 13:33 ET Child passenger safety information now offered in multiple languages

BCAA Road Safety Foundation and ICBC are helping British Columbians keep their kids safe BURNABY, BC, Nov. 26, 2012 /CNW/ - The BCAA RSF / ICBC Child Passenger Safety program now offers important...


Nov 01, 2012, 09:00 ET Don't let winter road conditions catch you by surprise - stay safe and shift into winter

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 1, 2012 /CNW/ - This winter don't get caught out on the road unprepared. Whether you use your vehicle for work or leisure, take steps to reduce your risk of a crash on winter roads. ...


Jul 04, 2012, 17:49 ET Cone Zones keep roadside workers safe

BURNABY, BC, July 4, 2012 /CNW/ - The Work Zone Safety Alliance has launched their 2012 Cone Zone campaign — a road safety initiative that encourages drivers to take care when driving near roadside...


May 30, 2012, 12:50 ET Make the roads safer, the environment healthier and life better for those with Kidney Disease: Donate your vehicle to the Kidney Car Program

BURNABY, B.C., May 30, 2012 /CNW/ - Recycling your old vehicle by donating it to the Kidney Car Program is the perfect way to participate in Canadian Environment Week running from June 3-9, 2012. The ...


Mar 05, 2012, 13:28 ET Daylight saving time, don't get caught asleep at the wheel

BURNABY, BC, March 5, 2012 /CNW/ - On Sunday, March 11, most communities in B.C. will switch to Daylight Saving Time. That means some pretty drowsy drivers behind the wheel going to and from work the ...


Feb 17, 2012, 15:24 ET RoadSafetyAtWork.ca provides tools to improve safety for B.C.'s working drivers

BURNABY, BC, Feb. 17, 2012 /CNW/ - WorkSafeBC has launched a new online safe driving website in partnership with the BCAA Road Safety Foundation. RoadSafetyAtWork.ca is aimed at employers whose...


Jan 03, 2012, 14:33 ET Are you keeping winter under surveillance?

Winter driving tips to keep you and your family safer BURNABY, B.C., Jan. 3, 2012 /CNW/ - British Columbia drivers may feel like they are at war with the elements during the winter months. Snow,...


Dec 07, 2010, 09:00 ET Impaired driving - Is it really about the limit?

BURNABY, BC, Dec. 7 /CNW/ - With the government of British Columbia bringing in the toughest impaired driving penalties in the country, this holiday season will hopefully be a safer one. "These...


Nov 29, 2010, 16:00 ET Shift into Winter — Prepare your vehicle for winter driving

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 29 /CNW/ - Winter weather is hard on your vehicle and its engine. Is your truck, car, or van up to the challenge? Winterizing your vehicle — whether you drive that vehicle for work...


Nov 15, 2010, 19:30 ET Impaired drivers kill an average of two people every week in B.C.

National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims BURNABY, BC, Nov. 15 /CNW/ - November 17th is the third annual National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims. This is a day set aside to...


Nov 10, 2010, 09:00 ET Shift into Winter - Prepare yourself for winter driving

BURNABY, BC, Nov. 10 /CNW/ - Every day in British Columbia, workers are at risk of being injured or even killed while driving on the job. In fact, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of worker...


Oct 19, 2010, 16:00 ET Prepare to Shift Into Winter

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 19 /CNW/ - With this year's weather forecasting a possible La Niña, the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation and WorkSafeBC are reminding each driver to prepare yourself and your vehicle...


Oct 18, 2010, 08:30 ET Traffic safety for the fall season

BURNABY, BC, Oct. 18 /CNW/ - It has only been a few weeks since the end of summer, and already the days are getting shorter, skies are cloudier, temperatures chillier and the feeling of rain and snow ...


Sep 20, 2010, 12:30 ET Impaired while driving? Now you can expect to get caught.

BURNABY, BC, Sept. 20 /CNW/ - The BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation is reminding drivers that Canada's most immediate and severe impaired driving penalties are now in effect. Fail - Under changes to the ...


Aug 30, 2010, 18:07 ET School zones can be dangerous places for children

BURNABY, BC, Aug. 30 /CNW/ - During the first week of school, and throughout the school year, school zones can be one of the most dangerous places for a child pedestrian. The BCAA Traffic Safety...


Jun 25, 2010, 19:30 ET The BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation - Ten years of road safety in B.C.

BURNABY, BC, June 25 /CNW/ - Established in 2000 as a non-profit registered charity dedicated to working with families, communities and business partners to reduce the number and severity of traffic...


Jun 16, 2010, 12:38 ET BCAA applauds wisdom of 2010 Grads choosing to celebrate without alcohol

BURNABY, BC, June 16 /CNW/ - As students leave the familiar hallways of high school and begin their adult lives, many graduates will be stepping out on the right foot by celebrating their important...


Jun 10, 2010, 18:15 ET National Seniors Month: Safe Driving and Seniors

BURNABY, BC, June 10 /CNW/ - In B.C. there are approximately 575,000 drivers over 65 years of age. That population is expected to triple over the next 20 years. During National Seniors Month, the...


Jun 10, 2010, 09:00 ET Learn more about child passenger safety

BURNABY, BC, June 10 /CNW/ - June is the BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation's Child Passenger Safety Month. This is a good opportunity for parents and caregivers to refresh their knowledge about keeping...


May 31, 2010, 14:30 ET BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation's Child Passenger Safety Month

BURNABY, BC, May 31 /CNW/ - June is BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation's Child Passenger Safety Month in B.C. In 2008 the foundation declared June to be Child Passenger Safety Month as a campaign to...


May 18, 2010, 17:30 ET This summer stay straight and save a life - don't drink and drive

BURNABY, BC, May 18 /CNW/ - The May long weekend is the first of many over the summer that will see crashes caused by impaired drivers. The BCAA Traffic Safety Foundation has a message - if you...


May 03, 2010, 18:45 ET Cruisers or race rockets, motorcycle safety applies to all

BURNABY, BC, May 3 /CNW/ - Whether it is because motorcycles are more economical, more convenient or just fun to ride, more people are trading in four wheels for two and hitting the road on a...