One week after new Alberta impaired driving laws came into effect, an impaired driver killed a 16-year old Edmonton girl, crossing the street, in a marked crosswalk. Bill C-46, or Alberta Administrative License Suspension, imposes a two-stage suspension on drivers caught driving under the influence of drugs and/or alcohol.
This extreme case of public frustration proves that Vision Zero is still largely misunderstood in North America. Changes in road design and speed must be communicate to the public effectively.
The Vision Zero Advocate Conference just wrapped up in Toronto, and was a highly successful three day event. We are so grateful to all of our speakers, sponsors and partners that supported this sold-out event.
A rash of pedestrian fatalities have been hitting Canadian communities- we dive into the latest updates and efforts from partners in Canada, and around the world.
Jana L. Tidwell, manager of Public and Government Affairs for AAA Mid-Atlantic, stated that “missing two to three hours of sleep can more than quadruple your risk for a crash, which is the equivalent of driving drunk.
While at the Vision Zero Advocate Conference in March of 2017, Shawn Gerow, sign shop lead with Grande Prairie County, learned of the Vision Zero initiative. He left the event inspired to create change in his community.
VZAI Founder, and ATS Traffic CEO, Jeff Calibaba traveled to Saudi Arabia to deliver a keynote to world leaders. We’ve received his dispatch from the road, and shared some photos from his travels.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Commission launched their annual “Drive Sober or get Pulled Over” campaign that stresses the importance of sober driving over the holiday season. To launch the new campaign, they have developed an interactive 360-degree website that portrays the chaos those involved in a collision experience moments after the crash. Check out […]
We love to provide spotlights on how Vision Zero Advocate Institute Communities integrate traffic safety into their program plans. The Candy Cane Checkstop is part of the larger Vision Zero Advocate Institute programming in Lac La Biche, Alberta. As one of our member communities, Lac La Biche has been lighting up the community with diverse […]
Each week, we bring you some of the top stories about traffic safety and Vision Zero, from around the world. Have something interesting to contribute? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org! SUDBURY, MA. Police in the town of Sudbury are remining drivers to transport their Christmas trees responsibly after pulling over a driver transporting the tree pictured […]