Back to rail safety reminders for school bus drivers

The summer is winding down and the back to school commercials are airing regularly (sigh) — so now’s the perfect time for school bus drivers to refresh their rail safety knowledge before climbing back in the driver’s seat this September.

While Operation Lifesaver recognizes that regulations for bus drivers vary by province in Canada, no matter where you are, we’ve got you covered with free downloadable resources for school bus drivers.… Read More

Attention rail fans: Don’t risk your life trying to get the shot

Nothing beats the thrill rail fans feel when they hear the whistle in the distance and the rumble of a train barrelling down the tracks.

As you wait in anticipation to see the mighty locomotive pop into your view, you position your tripod in just the right spot and set your shutter speed—you’re ready.… Read More

Operation Lifesaver talks rail safety for wedding photographers

It’s no secret—we are heavy advocates when it comes to educating about the dangers of using the train tracks or any railway property as a location for professional wedding photos.

Just three weeks ago, we published a wedding photography story which highlights the dangers of shooting near the tracks.… Read More

OL Canada at Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium

This week we’re at the Global Level Crossing and Trespass Symposium at the University Of Illinois (August 3 – 8). We’re proud to be representing rail safety for Canada at an event with 21 countries in attendance. 

Check out these photos of CN in action at the event!… Read More

Rail Safety Day a hit at the Toronto Railway Museum

Toronto families were smiling from ear to ear on Saturday, July 19th, as they attended the First Annual Rail Safety Day at the Toronto Railway Museum.

This free event was jam-packed with railway-related activities for the whole family.… Read More

Calling all ATV operators! Do you know your rail safety?

Nothing beats starting the engine, revving the throttle and heading out on an all-terrain vehicle for an off-road adventure.

While you’re out enjoying Canada’s great outdoors this summer, you’re no doubt going to run into an unmarked railway crossing or train tracks.… Read More

Attention wedding photographers! Don’t turn their big day into their last day!

It’s summer wedding season! If you’re a wedding photographer, it’s your goal to perfectly capture the special moments of the happy couple’s most memorable day – a task made even tougher by the need to master their wish list of “ideal shots”!… Read More

Keep the kids busy (and safe) this summer with these rail safety activities

With the kids out of school on summer break, there’s no better time to incorporate rail safety as part of their activities this summer.

Let Operation Lifesaver help you out. Planning a road trip (speaking of which, if a camping trip is on your agenda check out these holiday trailer rail safety tips)?… Read More

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