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Stay in the know about safety on our city streets

Everyone shares the responsibility to keep our streets safe. Take accountability for the role you play: educate yourself and show a little more empathy towards fellow road users. Making our streets safer is a collective effort.  

In collaboration with DriveWise, a Canadian leader in driver education safety training, learn how you can stay safe during adverse road conditions, navigate intersections and better share the road with others in these handy tip sheets. Or, test your knowledge of intersection management in this interactive YouTube video quiz

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Additional Resources

Take the test in this street safety quiz.

Keep your little ones safe when they head back to school with these road safety tips.

Learn how you can share the street with other users in this handbook created by the Ministry of Transportation.

Learn more about safe cycling in Toronto in this cyclist handbook developed by CycleTO.

Check out the results of a road safety survey we conducted of 1,500 Canadians who walk, cycle or drive as their primary mode of transportation. 

TruceTO is about one simple notion: Every one of us uses the street. We just need to get better at sharing.

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StreatPeace Podcast series

Welcome to StreetPeace, a series exploring the increasing incidence of serious injuries and fatalities on the streets of Toronto. Featuring key influencers at the forefront of the road safety debate in the GTA, the series shines a spotlight on the conversations and the work needed to make our streets safer for everyone.

StreetPeace | Podcast #4 - Perspectives: Lessons in empathy from a 16-year-old and a safe street advocate

In this episode, host Ken Evans is joined by Donna Ince, Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance, RSA Canada; former Toronto mayoral candidate and civic activist Sarah Climenhaga and her son, Jacob Meier, to discuss how their daily experiences on the streets of Toronto have informed their perspectives on road safety in our city.

StreetPeace | Podcast #3 - Smart cities: How the future of transportation will impact street safety

StreetPeace is a podcast series exploring the increasing incidence of serious injuries and fatalities on the streets of Toronto, and the work needed to make our streets safer for everyone. In this episode, host Ken Evans is joined by Donna Ince, Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance, RSA Canada and Sasha Sud, Director, Smart Cities at MaRS Discovery District to discuss how the future of transportation, including the use of autonomous vehicles and ride hailing services, will impact road safety down the line.

StreetPeace | Podcast #2 - Knowledge is power: Why education is key in bettering road safety

StreetPeace is a podcast series exploring the increasing incidence of serious injuries and fatalities on the streets of Toronto, and the work needed to make our streets safer for everyone. In this episode, host Ken Evans is joined by Donna Ince, Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance, RSA Canada and Kyle Ashley, street safety advocate and former parking enforcement officer with the Toronto Police Service to discuss the role education plays in reducing injuries and fatalities on the roads and how the results of the recent mayoral election in Toronto affects Vision Zero.

StreetPeace | Podcast #1 - The Frontline: How attitudes need to change on the road

In this inaugural episode, host Ken Evans is joined by Donna Ince, Senior Vice President, Personal Insurance, RSA Canada; Kristyn Wong-Tam, Toronto City Councillor, Ward 27; and Nancy Smith Lea, Director of the Toronto Centre for Active Transportation (TCAT) to discuss the road safety issues plaguing the city of Toronto, the role that behaviour and education play in reducing tragic incidents on the road, and how initiatives like TruceTO and #BuildTheVisionTO are taking different approaches with the same goal of reducing the number of serious injuries and fatalities on our streets.

StreetPeace: Brought to you by TruceTO