Posts Tagged ‘ Road Safety ’

What You Need to Know About the CVSE-DeltaPD Road Check

What You Need to Know About the CVSE-DeltaPD Road Check

Do you drive commercial vehicles, or have you ever wondered what these folks do? Recently, our Commercial Vehicle Safety Enforcement inspectors teamed up again with Delta police to conduct a safety road check. Regional Manager Steven Haywood took some time out to talk about what they were doing and what they look for when they inspect a vehicle.  

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Be a Bright Light at Night Driving

Regardless of the season, whether it’s those short summer nights or those long winter ones, we spend a lot of our time driving in the dark, to drop off kids or pets, go to work, do chores, attend social or leisure activities, and just live our lives. Not everyone thinks about it, but driving at night is more challenging and hazardous, than by day. At night, there’s little colour and contrast to help us see our world, and our...

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TranBC’s Fab Four: How We Prioritize the Projects We Do

How we choose BC Projects

Ever wondered how the people at the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure prioritize the road projects we do? The factors that shape our projects – whether we’re fixing up B.C. roads, bridges, guardrails, signs, ditches, culverts or adding anything new – boil down to our fabulous four: Safety – creating the best conditions possible for motorists to get from A to B without incident or harm. Supporting Economic Growth – responding to economic shifts to keep business and industry...

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Luminaires Shine On in Wonowon

The small settlement of Wonowon, 85 kilometres north of Fort St. John, now has its own luminaires. Not to be confused with “luminaries” (famous, accomplished people) luminaires are light standards which rise up about nine metres, then arch over to illuminate the roadway below. They give additional light at certain intersections, or other spots where extra driver attention is needed, along B.C.’s provincial highways. The luminaires at Wonowon improve safety and visibility for students and teachers at the local...

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