Time to Shift into Winter

In BC, the incidence of work-related crashes increases during the winter driving season (Oct 1st to Mar 31st). Today, the Winter Driving Safety Alliance is launching the 2017 Shift into Winter Campaign— an annual road safety initiative focused on reducing the frequency and severity of winter weather-related vehicle crashes in BC.  Together, we encourage drivers and workplaces to be prepared…

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Bike to Work Week is October 23-29, 2017 | Please Share the Roads

Mainroad Group is a proud sponsor of Bike to Work Week.  Want to get fit, save money and have fun? Join thousands across Metro Vancouver and sign up for Hub Bike to Work Week (October 23-29) to track your commutes and win great prizes including a trip for 2 to Tuscany with Exodus Travels.  Each spring and fall, Bike to…

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Distracted driving results in more deaths in B.C. than impaired driving

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 every year because of distracted and inattentive drivers*. In contrast, an average of 66 people are killed each year due to impaired driving. In fact,…

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Apologies to motorists during Whistler paving delays.

Mainroad Howe Sound Contracting apologizes to those motorists caught in the delays along Highway 99 that have occurred this week. Highway paving was being performed as part of the annual remediation plan in advance of the coming winter.  “The volumes of traffic we experienced while carrying out this work were far greater than expected”, says Darren Ell, General Manager.  “Though…

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Please Slow Down and Move Over | It’s the Law

 Did you know that there are two types of road side work sites?