Creative Distracted Driving Messages From Around the World

February 24, 2017
international videos

SPOILER ALERT – Distracted Driving is Really Dangerous. We took a look around the world and in our own backyard for some great videos reminding us of the dangers of distracted driving. Some are scary, some are hilarious, but all drive home the message that to do anything else but drive when you’re behind the wheel is dangerous for you and everyone else on the road. ICBC It doesn’t have to be long to get to the point. Here’s...

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Getting Clear on Winter Highway Maintenance with JPW Road and Bridge

February 20, 2017
AES Oct 7, 2015

We take the safety of the travelling public very seriously and so do our maintenance contractors. Have you ever wondered what exactly we expect from them and how they meet our expectations? We spoke with Joe Wrobel, president of...

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What is So Important about Phase Four of the Kicking Horse Canyon?

February 17, 2017
Yoho Toll Booth

Rushing rivers and soaring mountains make for a beautiful road trip, but when it comes to widening and improving highways, those same breathtaking features can pose an incredible challenge. Few highways in BC are more beautiful or challenging than...

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A Westside Road Story – Breathtaking Route Being Improved

February 14, 2017
4023-WestsideRd_Handout-V11

Westside Road is a narrow, picturesque, two-lane road running along Okanagan Lake in the BC interior. Its dramatic beauty and winding roads make it a pretty popular route for motorists of all types. To keep this road safe and...

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The Shocking Case of the Porthole Peeper

February 8, 2017
Porthole Car in Snow

“I was in a hurry.” That was the excuse a Vancouver Island driver gave when one of our CVSE officers stopped him on the Malahat for driving with a mere “porthole” of snow cleared from his windshield. The officer...

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Upgrading a Critical Link to Lax Kw’alaams – A Story in Photos

February 2, 2017
Gravel Loading

In spring 2016, Tuck Inlet Road was a gravel route connecting the ferry landing at Tuck Inlet, to the village of Lax Kw’alaams, 17.5 km northwest. It’s a different story now. The road is critically important to Lax Kw’alaams’...

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Watch How We Get Through Winter on the Coquihalla

January 30, 2017
Coquihalla Snowshed Protocol

The Coquihalla (BC Highway 5 from Hope to Merritt) is the province’s busiest mountain pass. At more than 1,200 metres in elevation, it’s also one of the routes hit hardest by heavy snowfall and other winter conditions. Fear not…...

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