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April 20, 2017

LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Brought to you by CARSP and Accident Support Services International Ltd. INFORMATION & NOMINATION REQUIREMENTS Lifetime Achievement Award for Road Safety in Canada The CARSP Lifetime Achievement Award for Road Safety is presented annually to individuals who have made a positive impact on road safety in Canada.  Candidates will have had a career in this […]

February 22, 2017

Vision Zero Webinar Recording Available to CARSP Members!

If you were unable to attend the recent Vision Zero Webinar by Tony Churchill earlier this month, CARSP members can sign in to the member area and access a recording of this webinar.  The slides are also posted there.

December 16, 2016

CARSP President’s Year End Message

Another year has gone by and it has been a busy one for CARSP with a bright outlook for 2017! As with most years, our major event was the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals Conference which was held in Halifax from June 5-8. We had about 150 delegates from around the world with a […]

December 13, 2016

“Zero Road Deaths” study wins International Road Safety Award

London/Paris A new report setting out a radically new approach in road safety has won the 2017 Special Award of the prestigious Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Awards. The Award will be presented today by Prince Michael during a ceremony at the Savoy Hotel in London. The award-winning study by a group of […]

June 10, 2016

Global News Halifax covers Ford of Canada’s Impairment Suit at CARSP Conference 2016

Thanks to Ford of Canada for sponsoring the very insightful Cannabis and Driving Panel at this week’s conference (stay tuned for a posting of the videos of the speakers).  Global News was able to capture some delegates trying on Ford’s new Impairment Suit.  Take a look! http://globalnews.ca/news/2746373/drugged-driving-suit-simulates-the-physical-impact-of-drug-impairment/  

April 27, 2016

Introducing a Global Maximum BAC Standard – International Road Federation Policy Statement

STATEMENT OF POLICY by the International Road Federation “Introducing a Global Maximum BAC Standard” August 20, 2015 Although the International Road Federation (IRF) has not conducted its own investigation, the IRF has reviewed and now endorses the concept outlined below. This position is based upon extensive supporting documentation regarding the need for an effective law […]

April 19, 2016

Improving Global Road Safety – UN General Assembly Resolution

To view the Improving Global Road Safety Resolution which was recently voted on and accepted at the April 4th 2016 meeting of the UN General Assembly Meeting in New York City, click here:    

WHO – Applications for MENTOR-VIP open until 6 May 2016

WHO’s global mentoring programme, MENTOR-VIP, is designed to assist junior injury prevention practitioners to develop specific skills through structured collaboration with a more experienced person who has volunteered to act as a mentor. Since its inception in 2007, more than 70 mentorships on a range of violence and injury topics have been undertaken. Recent collaborations […]

February 24, 2016

Request for Proposals – Ontario Traffic Council – School Crossing Guard Guide

School Crossing Guard Guide In 2005, the OTC released the School Crossing Guard Guide.  This document established a process for the identification, justification, installation and operation of School Crossings and School Crossing Guard programs.  The link to the 2005 OTC School Crossing Guard Guide can be found here:  2005 OTC School Crossing Guard Guide 10 […]

December 16, 2015

CARSP President’s End of Year Message – 2015

Presidents Year End Message- Dec 2015-v2

October 26, 2015

Grant Funding Available for Ontario Winter Driving Campaigns/Events – DEADLINE Dec. 14, 2015

Ontario Ministry of Transportation, Toronto The Ontario Ministry of Transportation is currently offering a funding opportunity for anyone looking to develop a campaign or event with a focus on winter driving. It’s a matched funding (cash or in-kind donations) program and applicants must be a non-profit. The deadline to apply for this funding is December […]

It’s time to give priority to pedestrians at intersections

Neil Arason – Author and CARSP Board Member, British Columbia In Canada, in a recent five-year period, over 17,000 pedestrians were hit by vehicles turning right or left at intersections, with 167 killed and 1,268 suffering major injuries.[i] Seventy-three percent of these turning vehicles were making a left-hand turn. Intersection turns, especially left ones, cause […]

October 16, 2015

CARSP President, Dr. Brian Jonah and CARSP Board Member, Mr. Neil Arason win TAC Decade of Action Road Safety Awards!

Decade of Action Road Safety Awards at TAC Conference (Original post is found at Transportation Association of Canada website and was posted on October 9th, 2015) The Transportation Association of Canada (TAC) handed out four Decade of Action Road Safety Awards at its 2015 Conference & Exhibition in Charlottetown, PEI. The conference theme, Getting You […]

October 8, 2015

New Job Posting Added! MTO Transportation Enforcement Officers

English – http://www.carsp.ca/job-postings/transportation-enforcement-officer-2/ French – http://www.carsp.ca/fr/job-postings/transportation-enforcement-officer-2/

October 7, 2015

The Routledge Handbook of Transportation

Edited by Dusan Teodorovic The Routledge Handbook of Transportation offers a current and comprehensive survey of transportation planning and engineering research. It provides a step-by-step introduction to research related to traffic engineering and control, transportation planning, and performance measurement and evaluation of transportation alternatives. The Handbook of Transportation demonstrates models and methods for predicting travel […]

September 29, 2015

Book Review: No Accident – Eliminating Injury and Death on Canadian Roads

(Note: this article is from the Summer 2014 Issue of the Safety Network Newsletter and was originally posted on August 11, 2014.  To see the complete newsletter click this link, then click 2014, Issue 3 Safety Network Newsletters ) Neil Arason, a long time member of CARSP, recently completed a thought provoking book, No Accident: Eliminating Injury […]

September 15, 2015

TIRF launches new Wildlife Roadsharing Resource Centre to help prevent vehicle collisions with wildlife

First of its kind resource centre in Canada designed to educate and help prevent the estimated 45,000 collisions which occur with wildlife every year. Click the following link to read the full news release: Press release_WRRC TIRF – Sept 15 2015_Final

April 2, 2015

News Release on CARSP Partnership Policy

Achieving more together: CARSP launches partnership policy and seeks new partners For immediate release Contact: info@carsp.ca CARSP’s strategic plan includes a focus on working with others. Since its inception, a key attribute of CARSP has been an emphasis on the multidisciplinary nature of road safety.  We have brought together professionals from all fields of road […]

December 29, 2014

CARSP President’s Year End Message

It is that time of the year again when we consider what we have accomplished as an organization over the past twelve months and what lies ahead in the new year. The CARSP Board completed its five year strategic plan, the major goals of which include: Expanding and increasing the value of CARSP membership, Increasing […]

November 19, 2014

Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals Remembers Road Crash Victims on November 19th

OTTAWA, ONTARIO Today marks the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims in Canada. The 300 members of the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals together with our colleagues in road safety across the country stand in solidarity as we pay tribute the thousands of Canadian victims and families touched by these tragedies. “Preventing […]