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January 4, 2022

Program and Keynote Speakers Announced | PIARC Congress

There are less than two months until the PIARC (formerly known as the World Road Association) XVI World Winter Service and Road Resilience Congress, being held virtually February 7-11, 2022 and themed Adapting to a Changing World. The Congress will cover topics related to winter service, as well as road resilience in all seasons. It features a full […]

December 17, 2021

New Job Posting Added! Tenure Track Job Positions – University of Alberta

https://www.carsp.ca/job-postings/tenure-track-job-positions-university-of-alberta/

December 2, 2021

CARSP In the News – Article in True North Living!

November 29, 2021

Speed Limits Lowered in 77 Neighbourhoods with More to Come

City of Mississauga (MISSISSAUGA, ONTARIO) The City has been lowering speed limits in Mississauga neighbourhoods to make residential streets safer for everyone using them. Speed is a contributing factor in approximately one-third of fatal collisions according to the Ontario Traffic Council. Lower speeds are a proven way to reduce the severity of injuries in the […]

November 24, 2021

Québec increasing enforcement against impaired driving

The Review (QUÉBEC CITY, QUEBEC) Beginning November 26, all of Québec’s police services, in collaboration with the Société de l’assurance automobile du Québec (SAAQ), will intensify their interventions against impaired driving until January 3, 2022. The extra enforcement is part of a project to target impaired driving resulting from alcohol and drug use. Roadside checks […]

November 17, 2021

Member News – CANADIAN COMPANY WINS INTERNATIONAL ROAD SAFETY AWARD

Richmond BC, Canada A small but renowned Canadian company snapped up the prestigious Prince Michael of Kent International Road Safety Award for its Medical Data Carrier safety product that is helping to save lives around the world. Medical Data Carrier (MDC) is a no tech, no fail way for an individual (or parent) to provide […]

October 28, 2021

Launch of the Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030

With the success in the previous Decade of Action for road safety (2011-2020), the World Health Organization in corporation with the UN regional commissions has developed a Global Plan for the Decade of Action for the decade 2021-2030. The Global Plan for the Decade of Action for Road Safety 2021-2030 was launched on Thursday, October […]

October 26, 2021

CARSP Fall webinar series recordings now available

Dear CARSP members, The webinar recording for the webinar titled “The Cost of Injury in Canada AND Vision Zero Work Across Canada” is now available in the Member’s area. To access the recording, log into your CARSP account and surf the Member’s area (http://www.carsp.ca/membership/members-welcome-page/).

October 20, 2021

CARSP Launches Resources to Support United Nations Decade of Action for Road Safety!

https://www.globenewswire.com/news-release/2021/10/19/2316935/0/en/CARSP-Launches-Resources-to-Support-the-United-Nations-Second-Decade-of-Action-for-Road-Safety.html

September 22, 2021

Member Survey Results / Announcement regarding Webinars

Dear CARSP members and fellow road safety professionals, Through the generous financial support of Transport Canada, and the Quebec Ministry of Transportation, the Canadian Association of Road Safety Professionals (CARSP) is endeavoring to create a Knowledge Exchange and Training Hub for Road Safety in Canada.  The main components of this Hub are: To learn more about […]

September 14, 2021

Connected and Automated Vehicle guidance and tools to support safety and cyber security

Dear CARSP Members and fellow road safety professionals, We are pleased to inform you that Transport Canada (TC) has published three non-regulatory guidance documents to support the safety and cyber resilience of Connected and Automated Vehicles (CAVs): Transport Canada’s Vehicle Cyber Security Strategy (Cyber Strategy) sets out overarching goals and priorities that will collectively guide TC’s […]

September 9, 2021

CARSP Strategic plan is now available

Dear CARSP members and fellow road safety professionals, CARSP has updated its strategic plan. Download CARSP’s updated strategic plan to review CARSP’s vision, mission, values, service goals and the operational goals.

September 7, 2021

Save the Date: National Teen Driver Safety Week – October 17-23, 2021!

Parachute will be holding their ninth annual National Teen Driver Safety Week (NTDSW) from October 17 to 23, 2021. NTDSW builds awareness of teen driver safety issues and encourages community and youth involvement as part of the solution. Keeping the momentum going from  Parachute ‘s 2020 campaign, the primary focus will again be on the critical issue of speeding among teens, with additional messaging around drug-impaired, drunk, distracted […]

August 10, 2021

Injury Prevention Focused Road Safety Professional moving from Qatar to Canada, Looking for Opportunities

Dear CARSP Members and Fellow Road Safety Professionals, CARSP received a request to share the contact information and biography for a road safety professional from Qatar who is relocating to Canada.  Dr. Consunji  is looking for opportunities to contribute to injury prevention, specifically in the area of road crashes. If you have an opportunity and/or […]

July 29, 2021

Ontario Road Safety Annual Report 2018 release

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is pleased to announce the release of the 2018 Ontario Road Safety Annual Report (ORSAR). This year’s report, along with earlier reports and preliminary reports for 2019 and 2020, is available at www.ontario.ca/ORSAR. The combined efforts of MTO’s road safety partners, public education, enforcement and road safety initiatives are making our roads safer […]

April 26, 2021

Insurance Bureau of Canada Statement following Ontario Government’s Introduction of MOMS Act

Canada Newswire (TORONTO, ONTARIO) Today the Honourable Caroline Mulroney, Minister of Transportation, introduced legislation to enable provincial oversight of the towing industry in Ontario, as well as to improve overall road safety. Following the announcement of the Moving Ontarians More Safely Act, 2021 (MOMS Act), Kim Donaldson, Vice-President, Ontario, Insurance Bureau of Canada (IBC), issued the following statement: “IBC commends Minister Mulroney […]

April 23, 2021

Minister of Transport proposes noise requirements for hybrid and electric vehicles to protect vulnerable road users

Transport Canada (OTTAWA, ONTARIO) Protecting vulnerable road users is a priority for the Government of Canada, and silence can sometimes pose a safety risk when it comes to hybrid and electrical vehicles. That is why we are taking steps to increase the safety of all road users. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar […]

April 12, 2021

Minister of Transport announces funding for new projects to improve the safety for road users

OTTAWA , ON, March 26, 2021 /CNW/ – Road safety programs protect Canadians by finding ways to improve the safety for all road users, while also reducing the risk of collisions. That’s why Transport Canada is funding new, national tools that address ongoing road safety challenges. Today, the Minister of Transport, the Honourable Omar Alghabra, announced a new call […]

April 8, 2021

New Job Opportunities Posted!

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February 24, 2021

City of Saskatoon reviewing residential speed limits, looking for public feedback

Global News (SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN) You may need to ease up on your gas pedal on Saskatoon residential streets, as the city is reviewing speed limits. The city has been conducting neighbourhood traffic reviews (NTRs) since 2013 and will present findings and strategies to the standing policy committee on transportation March 1. Continue reading this post…