October 15–21: National Teen Driver Safety Week
Parachute | Details »
This annual awareness week is designed to drive public awareness of teen driver safety issues, and encourages community and youth involvement as part of the solution. This year’s messaging will focus on the issues of: Drugged driving, distracted driving, impaired driving, and aggressive driving (including speeding).
October 16-17: Parachute Vision Zero Network’s 2nd Annual Summit
Parachute | Toronto, ON | Details »
This two day conference will bring together grassroots organizations, enforcement, public health professionals and researchers to discuss the implementation of Vision Zero. Breakout sessions will allow individuals to learn a variety of different issues as they relate to the elimination of motor vehicle fatalities.
November 6-12: Falls Prevention Awareness Week
BCIRPU | BC-wide | Details »
This annual campaign targets older adults and their friends, family members, health care practitioners, nurses, and caregivers. Organizers want to promote simple actions which could help reduce the risk of falls and improve quality of life.