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IIHS presents 62 vehicles with Top Safety Pick awards

Ruckersville, VA (Dec. 7, 2017) – Just 15 vehicles qualify for the Top Safety Pick+ award from IIHS after the requirements were strengthened to include good-rated headlights and good or acceptable passenger-side protection in small overlap front crashes. Another 47 vehicles earn the Top Safety Pick award, which now requires acceptable or good headlights. In… Read more »

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486 people learned distracted driving can cost you – big time – this October

Police issued more than 480 tickets to distracted drivers last month Regina, SK (Nov. 17, 2017) – During October’s Traffic Safety Spotlight, police across the province were paying extra attention to drivers not paying attention behind the wheel. A total of 486 tickets were issued for distracted driving, including 391 for using a cellphone while… Read more »

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Safe Driving Tips For Winter Conditions

When the weather outside is frightful, follow these safety tips from SGI Regina, SK (Nov. 6, 2017) – Winter is coming, but winter driving conditions are already here. When roads are icy and swirling snow reduces visibility, it can be intimidating for drivers. Here are some tips to keep you and yours safe out on… Read more »

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On the Road to Fully Self-Driving

Waymo Safety Report Toronto, ON (Oct. 5, 2017) – When it comes to driving, experience is the best teacher. Waymo’s fully self-driving technology has driven 3.5 million miles on real-world roads for over eight years and counting. In that time, we’ve built a comprehensive safety program to guide our testing and development of fully self-driving… Read more »

Road Safety Concerns Both Drivers And Pedestrians: ICBC survey

Vancouver, BC (Oct. 11, 2017) – A new ICBC survey reveals that nine in 10 drivers worry about hitting a pedestrian at night and in wet weather, and eight in 10 pedestrians don’t feel safe in these conditions. In preparation for the darker skies and drizzly weather to come, today, ICBC, government and police are… Read more »

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Distracted Driving Causes More Deaths In B.C. Than Impaired Driving

ICBC, government and police are reminding drivers to “take a break from their phone” Vancouver, BC (May 25, 2017) – Distracted driving continues to claim more lives on B.C. roads than impaired driving. Despite tougher penalties, more police enforcement and continued public education, on average, 78 people still don’t make it home to their families… Read more »

Safer School Zones Start With Better Driving

September’s Traffic Safety Spotlight is on school zone safety Regina, SK (June 29, 2017) – Summer vacation is over and thousands of children are loading up their backpacks and heading back to school. School zones are busy spots, but if drivers take extra care and caution, they don’t have to be dangerous for kids. “Children… Read more »

Hundreds injured on gravel roads annually: Manitoba Public Insurance

MPI & RCMP partner to promote road safety Important gravel road safety tips below! Winnipeg, MB (Sept. 1, 2017) – On average, nearly 500 people are injured in crashes on gravel roads in Manitoba annually, according to Manitoba Public Insurance. Sadly, about 14 people are killed yearly in crashes which occur on Manitoba gravel roads…. Read more »