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.
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.
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.
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.
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.