REGINA, Sask. – Jaskirat Sidhu, the truck driver who collided with the Humboldt Broncos bus on April 6, was arrested this morning and faces 29 charges.
The 29-year-old male from Calgary who worked for Adesh Deol Trucking was charged with 16 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing death and 13 counts of dangerous operation of a motor vehicle causing bodily injury.
Sidhu was arrested at his Calgary residence without incident and will make his first appearance in Saskatchewan court next week.
The investigation took approximately three months and included a reenactment of the collision, over 60 interviews, more than 6,000 photos of the crash scene, and an analysis the driver’s log book.
PRINCE ALBERT, SK – Long-time driver and member of the Saskatchewan trucking family George Magee has passed away.
Magee, 81, passed away on November 2, in Prince Alberta where he was born and raised.
GREENBELT, MD – Captain Christopher Turner of the Kansas Highway Patrol has been named the new president of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance, which has made several changes to its leadership team. Sean Mustatia of the Saskatchewan Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure will serve as vice president of Region 5, which includes Canada.
REGINA, SK – Steve McLellan, Chief Executive Officer of the Saskatchewan Chamber of Commerce, and Brian Taylor of Drivewyze Services, will be guest speakers at the Saskatchewan Truck Association’s (STA) networking breakfasts being held in March.
SASKATOON, SK – Enhanced drivers’ licences using facial recognition points are finally rolling out in the province of Saskatchewan.
Four of Canada’s trucking associations are now led by executives who have assumed their roles in the last two years. Learn who they are, where they came from, and what they plan for the rest of 2016.
SASKATOON, SK – Saskatchewan has announced funding for two new highway interchanges in the growing areas of Warman and Martensville, north of Saskatoon, for Hwy. 11 and 12, respectively.
REGINA, SK – Saskatchewan released its 2016 provincial budget this week with more than $3.5 billion earmarked for infrastructure, the largest single-year capital investment in the province’s history.
The money is part of infrastructure projects under the Saskatchewan Builds Capital Plan, overseen by the province’s Crown corporations.
The Saskatchewan Builds Capital Plan includes $875.7 million for transportation infrastructure investment in 2016-17, including $500 million to continue construction of the Regina Bypass.
On its Facebook page, the Saskatchewan Trucking Association offered a “tip of the hat” to the budget news.
DENTON, TX-Cervus Equipment Peterbilt was the best dealership in all of North America in 2014. Barring none, according to Peterbilt Motors Company.
REGINA, SK – Changes include stronger penalties for drivers and a new process for business owners to appeal vehicle seizures.
REGINA, SK- You and your best buddy are taking a road trip together and it looks like the only thing he likes better than sticking his head out the window, tongue rolling, ears flopping in the wind, is riding in the bed of your pick-up.
REGINA — The length of Saskatchewan’s primary weight highway system increase by more than 50 percent on July 1 and will stay that way for nine months.
PRINCE ALBERT, Sask. — A new committee has been tasked with guiding development of the transportation network for northern Saskatchewan.
REGINA — Truckers traveling Saskatchewan highways re being advised to keep an eye on the province’s spring road bans, which are now in effect.
ORILLIA, ON – Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers got a gift of their own at the end of 2013 and it’s no toy. They are now allowed to carry and use Tasers, also known as stunt guns or conductive energy weapons (CEWs).