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CVSE Commercial Safety Roadcheck 2013

June 22, 2013

We call it a blitz. But instead of targeting the quarterback, we hone in on commercial vehicle infractions in an effort to keep truckers running safe and smooth. Our latest inspection blitz happened over three days on Highway 1 just west of Hope June 4-6. The ministry’s Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement (CVSE) squad...

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5 Things to Learn from Watching Highway Thru Hell

November 1, 2012
5 Things to Learn from Watching Highway Thru Hell

Whether you’re an avid connoisseur of reality television, or simply an average BC driver intrigued by life on the road, you’re likely familiar with Discovery Channel’s latest series: Highway Thru Hell (cue flaming asphalt). The frosty Coquihalla and Fraser Canyon highways set the stage for this nail-biting glimpse into the challenges of travelling between...

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1, 2, 3 Ways We’re Helping Cut Down on Wire Theft

June 12, 2012
1, 2, 3 Ways We’re Helping Cut Down on Wire Theft

Wire theft has been an increasing problem in recent years, as the price of copper has gone up. This kind of theft costs the people of B.C. millions of dollars a year, but most importantly, it impacts their safety. Wire thieves often target roadside lamps standards, usually around major bridges and interchanges. When the...

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You Are Now Entering the Cone Zone!

June 14, 2011
You Are Now Entering the Cone Zone!

Where there are traffic cones, there are usually workers, equipment trenches or more. So, it is important to slow down and be alert to what’s happening around you – someone could be mere steps away. Thousands of people work roadside every day, including municipal workers, landscapers, traffic control personnel (TCP), tow truck drivers and...

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