Glasvan Offers Antimicrobial Protection for 2019 Model Great Dane Reefer Trailers

Glasvan Offers Antimicrobial Protection for 2019 Model Great Dane Reefer Trailers

Glasvan Great Dane’s new 2019 model Great Dane Everest Reefer trailer line up is now equipped with Microban protection.  Trailer liners with Microban offer broad-spectrum 24/7 antimicrobial trailer to help support compliance and safety requirements under the Food Safety Modernization ACT (FSMA) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Points (HACCP) by greatly reducing bacteria and mildew […]

Volvo Trucks Purchases 49 Acres to Extend the Customer Experience Track

Volvo Trucks Purchases 49 Acres to Extend the Customer Experience Track

  The Pulaski County in Virginia has announced that an agreement has been reached with Volvo Trucks to acquire land from the County adjacent to the new 36,000 sq.-ft. Volvo Trucks Customer Center and the 1.1 mile Customer Experience Track. The purchase allows Volvo Trucks to extend the Customer Experience Track, which currently features on-highway and off-road […]

MTO Extends Limited Exemption for Handheld CBs & Two-Way radios Until 2021

MTO Extends Limited Exemption for Handheld CBs & Two-Way radios Until 2021

The Ontario Ministry of Transportation has once again extended the exemption for drivers using CBs and two-way radios for another three years, but with the increased attention on distracted driving the Ontario Trucking Association is eager to work with officials toward a final resolution on this issue. In mid-2017, the Ministry of Transportation opened up consultations […]

Transport Canada announces new rules for trucks and buses to improve safety

Transport Canada announces new rules for trucks and buses to improve safety

Transport Canada is requiring commercial trucks and buses to adopt two new technologies. New regulations require electronic stability control technology on new truck tractors and heavy buses sold in Canada. Electronic stability control systems are a crash avoidance technology that can reduce collisions by helping drivers maintain control, preventing rollovers, and improving directional stability. Electronic stability […]

57 Startups From Around the World Will Showcase Mobility-Focused Innovations at NAIAS 2018

57 Startups From Around the World Will Showcase Mobility-Focused Innovations at NAIAS 2018

The North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) has announced that through its strategic partnership with Techstars Mobility, 57 startups from around the world will participate and showcase their mobility technologies as part of AutoMobili-D. “Building on the success of the inaugural launch of AutoMobili-D in 2017, the startup zone has expanded for 2018 and will […]

Traffic stop on Hwy 401 leads to drug charges for Jaskaran Sandhu of Brampton

Traffic stop on Hwy 401 leads to drug charges for Jaskaran Sandhu of Brampton

On November 21, 2017 at approximately 3:27 pm, Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry (SD&G) Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) officers intercepted a vehicle during a traffic stop on Highway 401, South Glengarry Township. The stop resulted in the seizure of a quantity of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine from a male. Jaskaran Sandhu (34) of Brampton, Ontario was arrested and is […]

It’s time to improve on the human element of truck safety performance says OTA

It’s time to improve on the human element of truck safety performance says OTA

  Following several high profile commercial vehicle collisions, public and media attention has focused on the issue of truck safety. In response, the Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) says the key to commercial vehicle safety is improving on the human element of truck safety performance: According to the Ontario Ministry of Transportation, mechanical fitness is a […]

OPP Update – Fatal Collision Halton-Erin Townline

OPP Update – Fatal Collision Halton-Erin Townline

On Saturday October 21, 2017 at approximately 7:30 a.m. Wellington County Ontario Provincial Police (OPP), Halton Hills Fire Department, Halton Region Paramedic Services and Halton Regional Police Service responded to a fatal collision involving two motor vehicles on The Halton-Erin Townline, near Acton. A Dodge minivan and Kia SUV collided head on. The driver of […]

30.6 kg of suspected cocaine found in a truck at the Ambassador Bridge

30.6 kg of suspected cocaine found in a truck at the Ambassador Bridge

The Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) and the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) have announced the seizure of 30.6 kilograms of suspected cocaine at the Ambassador Bridge in Windsor. On September 22, 2017, two returning residents, a driver and co-driver, were sent for a secondary examination. During the inspection, suspected cocaine was found within the […]

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