ORLAND, FL – Volvo invented the three-point safety belt in 1959, and with an era of active safety systems upon us, the company has unveiled another vision – zero traffic accidents.
NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Roads and highways can be a dangerous place. The World Health Organization says there were about 1.25 million road traffic fatalities around the world in 2013, notes David Gaskin, a loss control specialist with Aviva Canada. Canada records about six such fatalities per 100,000 people.
TORONTO, ON — Quick: Do more accidents happen in lousy or good weather? According to a research study led by Sunnybrook Hospital physician and epidemiologist Dr. Donald Redelmeier, it’s actually the bright, sunny days that put us at all at greater risk of getting into a crash.
MOUNTAIN IRON, MN – Minnesota State Police released a dashcam video earlier this week that shows a truck driver leaving a routine inspection, only to drive into the path of an oncoming train, which drags the truck for a quarter mile down the track.
RIMOUSKI, Que. — When Francis Hammond’s truck struck Kimberly Kyle’s car, killing her six-year-old son Brendan, Hammond was doing less than 50 km/h.
Integrated maintenance and admin software tracks wheel service to minimize wheel-off incidents.
TORONTO — In a period of less than a month, Ontario Provincial Police and other police forces around the province have nabbed more than 700 speeders doing at least 50 km/h over the posted limit.
MILTON, ON – Marshall Lucas Redpath (“Lucas” to friends), Sales Manager Automotive and Military with Cummins Eastern Canada, died in an accident at his Milton, ON, home Monday, Aug. 12. He was 37.
BRAMPTON, ON — Authorities say they’ve recovered the tractor trailer that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this week.
BELLEVILLE, Ont. — The staff at Belleville, Ont.-based International Truckload Services (ITS) have built a website called www.bringryanhome.ca to help one of their fellow workers get her son home from a Thailand hospital where he lays in a coma as a result of a horrible motorcycle accident.