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Crash rate drops 73%; MTO credits speed limiters
Tuesday June 27, 2017 2:24 PM
TORONTO--Speed-related, at-fault collisions involving large commercial vehicles fell by a whopping 73-percent after mandatory speed-limiter legislation took effect in Ontario, according to...
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Collision claims higher where pot's legal
Tuesday June 27, 2017 1:05 PM
ARLINGTON, VA--After legalizing recreational use of marijuana, the states of Colorado, Oregon and Washington saw collision claim frequencies rise about 3% higher overall compared to...
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BREAKINGU.S. Safety Measurement System data flawed: report
Tuesday June 27, 2017 12:49 PM
WASHINGTON, DC – The U.S. National Academies of Sciences, Engineering and Medicine is calling on the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) to replace the Safety Measurement...
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Safety council names new board
Tuesday June 27, 2017 12:20 PM
LANGLEY, BC -- Safety Driven: The Trucking Safety Council of BC has welcomed a new board of directors, who will service the group dedicated to reducing the number and severity of workplace...
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Navistar COO to speak at NACV breakfast
Tuesday June 27, 2017 12:11 PM
ATLANTA, GA -- Persio Lisboa, executive vice president and COO of Navistar, will be the keynote speaker of the 26th annual Heavy Duty Manufacturers Association (HDMA) Breakfast and Briefing...
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IN PRINT -- Tool Time: 8 tools shops can't live without
Tuesday June 27, 2017 10:19 AM
Few things will improve a mechanic’s productivity better than the proper tool. Sure, any wrench will turn a fastener, but a torque wrench will ensure exact clamping force. In the digital...
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IN PRINT -- Neat Fleet: VNR 400 fleet spec' offers plenty
Tuesday June 27, 2017 10:13 AM
Cash-conscious fleets are often loathe to spend extra money on extra options. Their units are seen as workhorses; the no-frills machines to focus on specific tasks. But there are still...
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IN PRINT -- Tailgate Party: Platooning questions involve more than tech
Tuesday June 27, 2017 10:06 AM
Nike wants a runner to complete a marathon in under two hours, but the target will involve more than the company’s swoosh-marked shoes. Other marathoners will take turns running in the...
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