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March 1st Alberta Traffic Changes

Changes to passing Emergency and other roadside vehicles

  • 27 February 2023
  • Author: Anonym
  • Number of views: 312
March 1st Alberta Traffic Changes

Traffic Safety Amendment Act to take effect March 1st, 2023. Motorists will be required to slow down to 60 km/h or the posted speed limit, whichever is lower, when passing any emergency vehicle, tow truck, road crew and snowplow operations that is stopped with their lights flashing. This will affect all lanes traveling in the same direction on multi-land roads and both directions of travel on single lane roadways.

Currently, the law only required drivers in the lane directly adjacent to the roadside to slow down to 60km/h.

Learn more about how it will affect Alberta drivers in the full article below

Young Workers: Extra Hiring Considerations

Labour Shortage has Employers Looking Towards Younger Workers

  • 7 July 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 523
Young Workers: Extra Hiring Considerations

A lot of workers retired the past few years and others have simply left the industry since the 2014 recession looking for more stable employment. To fill the demand, many employers are looking to younger workers to fill the employment gap. As we welcome Generation Z into the workforce, keep in mind the specific challenges that face these workers. Want to know more about what you should consider before hiring young workers? Read the full article.

Health and Safety Committee Legislation Changes

  • 18 April 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 727
Health and Safety Committee Legislation Changes

On December 1st, 2021, revisions to Alberta Occupational Health and Safety Act made major changes to the requirements for Health and Safety committees and representatives. How does this affect you and your workplace? Check out this article for more information on what’s changed and how it might effect you.

Alberta to Improve Highway Safety

The Traffic Safety Amendment Act

  • 24 March 2022
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 833
Alberta to Improve Highway Safety

In response to the recommendations from Spring 2021 roadside worker safety online survey the Alberta Government has put forth Bill 5, the Traffic Safety Amendment Act. If passed, the bill will introduce changes to the Traffic Safety Act that will increase safety measures to better protect roadside workers and first responders on Alberta Highways. Check out our full article for further details on what will be changed and how it will affect driving on Alberta Highways.

Camping Season is Here!

  • 19 May 2021
  • Author: Safety Ahead
  • Number of views: 1340
Camping Season is Here!

After a long, cold winter…. May long weekend is finally here!! The kickoff weekend for the summer! The weather forecast for the Edmonton area is looking pretty good, although let’s not kid ourselves, many Albertans have gone May long camping while there is still snow on the ground. Hopefully we are done with the snow and do not receive anymore like the recent dump of snow we received from yesterday.


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