National Road Safety Week

Canada Safety Council’s annual awareness campaign focuses on behaviours that put drivers, passengers and other road users most at risk: sober and alert driving, seat-belt use, and intersection-related incidents involving drivers, riders and pedestrians.

Reduce the Strain on Your Muscles

Being a road user comes with a whole list on inherent risks — fast-moving vehicles, distracted drivers and inattentive pedestrians are only a few of the hazards you may encounter while in transit. But what about the dangers you pose to yourself? For this year’s...

Put the Odds on Your Side

All kinds of people use roads to get where they need to be, but a lot of them don’t have seatbelts, air bags or several hundreds of pounds of metal keeping them safe. This National Road Safety Week, May 14 – 19, the Canada Safety Council is aiming to raise awareness...

Don’t Drive Drunk or Drugged

Don’t Drive Drunk or Drugged

Driving any type of vehicle requires your full attention. It’s a skill that demands the ability to react quickly, one that requires constant scanning of your surroundings and one that needs you to be alert. And yet, too often Canadians find reasons to justify getting...

Safety on the road ahead

Learning to drive is a significant milestone in a young person’s life. While it can mark the start of true independence, a teen cannot become a safe driver without support and meaningful driving experiences. Each new driver needs resources and training to safely...

Keep your eyes on the road!

Driving is, to many Canadians, a daily part of life. It can also be dangerous at the best of times, since a motorist has to take into account both their own actions, as well as those of motorists around them. Increasing the risk and a serious issue facing Canadians is...