#Seemore than the vest

Take the Quiz and Win

We understand there’s a lot to know when it comes to road construction safety. So we’ve developed a quiz with hints to help you understand how to safely approach a road construction or snowplow zone. The more you know, the better driver you’ll become—plus you’ll help increase the number of positive experiences for road construction workers.

Once you pass the quiz, you’ll be entered into a draw to win an Ultimate Drivers Education package from AMA and free gas for a year (value of approx. $3,000!). And don’t worry––if you don’t know the answers to a question, we’ll provide a hint.

If you are convicted of speeding through a road construction zone, only your fine will be doubled.
Question 1 / 15: True or false: If you are convicted of speeding through a road construction zone, your demerits will be doubled.

Always assume workers are present in a road construction zone
Question 2 / 15: True or false: Sometimes road construction workers are hidden behind equipment

Road construction workers deal with many negative experiences, but they have some positive ones too.
Question 3 / 15: Road construction workers sometimes face:

See more than the vest
Question 4 / 15: According to this campaign, when you enter a road construction zone, you should:

Each year in Alberta, more than a few-but less than one hundred-fatalities and injuries occur in road construction zones.
Question 5 / 15: Every year in Alberta, how many motorists and workers are killed or injured in construction zones?

Road construction safety is a year-round obligation.
Question 6 / 15: Road construction safety is most important in:

Whether or not the sun is out, road construction zones happen at any time.
Question 7 / 15: True or false: Road construction only occurs during the day.

Road construction workers are people just like you.
Question 8 / 15: Road construction workers are:

Outer zone 3 uses objects to protect road workers and equipment.
Question 9 / 15: Outer Zone 3 is:

The more time and space you allow a snowplow operator, the better.
Question 10 / 15: True or false: Drivers should allow snowplow operators the time and space they need to do their jobs.

You will always be given fair warning prior to entering a road construction zone.
Question 11 / 15: True or false: Construction or road maintenance zones will have roadway signs in advance to warn motorists that road work is being done.

Outer zone 2 falls between the advanced warning and the buffer area.
Question 12 / 15: Outer Zone 2 is:

Texting and driving is illegal at any time.
Question 13 / 15: True or false: It's okay to text when you're stopped in a road construction zone.

Drivers convicted of speeding through construction zones pay twice as much.
Question 14 / 15: True or false: Drivers convicted of speeding through construction zones will be subject to double the fine.

Outer zone 1 is the most advanced outer zone that provides the first heads up to drivers.
Question 15 / 15: Outer Zone 1 is:

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Contest Rules:

  • One entry per person
  • Entrants of all ages with or without a valid drivers license may enter the draw
  • Prize is limited to Alberta residents
  • Odds of winning the prize depends on the number of successful entrants
  • Entrants must pass a skill testing question to win the prize
  • Draw will be held on May 31, 2019 at 12 pm MST
  • Only the winner will be contacted

The Numbers Don't Lie

All year long, Alberta’s road construction workers and snowplow operators suffer too many incidents and fatalities. When you choose to see more than the vest, you help to reduce negative experiences-for the workers and for you. These statistics are derived from three years of cumulative data. We hope your generation will be the one to lower these numbers. The generation that improves-even saves-the lives of our road construction workers.

Harassment and abusive incidents towards road workers in 2017
Road construction zone collisions last year
Lives lost in work zones over the past 5 years
Number of Injuries in work zones over the past 5 years
Percentage of drivers that speed through work zones daily
46 %
Possible fine for speeding through work zones
$ 900

Join Us

Formed in 2003, The Partners in Road Construction Safety (PIRCS) is a concerned group of public and private sector organizations with the goal of reducing the more than 900 collisions and millions of dollars in property damages that occur every year in road and utility construction zones in Alberta. Throughout the years, we’ve done a lot of great work in reaching our goal-and that progress wouldn’t be possible without our partners.

Interested in joining us? We’d love to have you on board. Send us an email directly.