Change for Good Roads – An intersectoral approach to urban road safety (2022)
Change the language, change perceptions: how we talk about road collisions (2021)
For many years, road safety advocates have argued it’s inaccurate to use the word “accident”to describe road collisions because that implies nothing could be done to prevent them. Thanks to advocacy by Parachute, the Canadian Press now has made this change to its Caps and Spelling style manual. Under the word “accident”it now reads: “avoid in reference to motor vehicles; prefer crash or collision.” A change in Canadian Press style means an enforceable change in language used in news coverage across the country.
Read the report detailing how we achieved this policy change and our plans for future advocacy.
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Core Elements for Vision Zero Communities (2018)
This resource was designed to help communities set out their Vision Zero priorities, create meaningful results related to road safety, and compare their progress to best practices. The resource encourages leaders to focus on the most effective actions and will help to hold them accountable to the commitment made to Vision Zero.
Sustainable and Safe: A Vision and Guidance for Zero Road Deaths (2018)
B.C. Road Safety Strategy 2025
Canada’s Road Safety Strategy 2025