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Volvo’s vision includes zero collisions

October 25, 2017 by John Smith

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.

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Plan for the worst collisions, loss control specialist says

June 16, 2017 by John Smith

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.

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Study says link between weather and crashes not what you think

May 29, 2017 by sehui

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.

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VIDEO: Train Drags Semi-Truck After Police Stop

February 26, 2016 by Dave Nesseth

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.

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Police: Road in fatal truck wreck ‘so slippery you had to skate’

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.

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It’s Everyone’s Responsibility

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Integrated maintenance and admin software tracks wheel service to minimize wheel-off incidents.

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Chronic speeders not slowing down

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.

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Lucas Redpath, 1976-2013: “He did everything asked of him and more.”

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.

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It’s Everyone’s Responsibility

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

Integrated maintenance and admin software tracks wheel service to minimize wheel-off incidents.

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Cops locate hit-and-run truck

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

BRAMPTON, ON — Authorities say they’ve recovered the tractor trailer that was involved in a fatal hit-and-run accident earlier this week.

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Update: ITS crew creates site to help injured man get home from Asia

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.

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Chronic speeders not slowing down

August 1, 2014 by Martin Smith

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.