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Crashes double from Oct to Dec says BC safety group

October 12, 2017 by elizabeth

RICHMOND, BC – The Winter Driving Safety Alliance (WDSA) is urging drivers in British Columbia and everywhere to drive according to the weather conditions and go slow on the roads as Fall transitions into Winter.
The group made up of industry insiders in that province, including the Government of B.C., the Insurance Corporation of B.C., and WorkSafeBC, says the number of police-attended collisions due to driving too fast for the weather conditions doubles each year in December, compared with October from the same year.

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BCTA lobbies for reduced worker’s comp rates

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGLEY, B.C. — WorkSafeBC recently released its projected base rates for 2009, which included a two cent increase for general trucking.

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B.C. exploring all resources to improve forest road safety

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

RICHMOND, B.C. — As traffic increased on B.C.’s forest roads over the years, so have the problems.

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New trucking safety program launched in B.C.

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

LANGLEY, B.C. — The Trucking Safety Council of B.C. launched the first stage of its Certificate of Recognition (COR) program this past week with its pilot aimed at large employers in the B.C. trucking industry.

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BC owner-ops likely separate from new definitions of ‘independent worker’

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

SURREY, B.C. — Changes that WorkSafeBC has made to the definitions and policies for “workers, employers and independent operators,”