Keep your eyes on the road!
National Road Safety Week May 13 - 19, 2013
OTTAWA – 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 distractions to the driver. The upcoming months of June, July and August historically have the highest fatality and injury rates each year. Continue reading on the Canada Safety Council website ...
Northern Health covers 63% of the geography of BC and includes 153,000 km of roadway! This means that people living in Northern BC tend to travel further and more often than those living throughout the rest of BC.
In the north, motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death and hospitalization due to preventable injuries for people of all ages.
Road safety is everyone's responsibility including vehicle drivers, pedestrians, cyclists, skateboarders, runners and other road users.
Visit the Traffic Safety page on the Canada Safety Council website for more information and resources.