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 […]

Police Put the Brakes on Wannabe Stunt Drivers in the GTA

Police Put the Brakes on Wannabe Stunt Drivers in the GTA

Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) has laid 48 charges following a three-month investigation into dangerous motorcycle stunts and erratic riding behaviours in the Greater Toronto Area. At a Toronto area news conference today, Superintendent Alison Jevons from the OPP Highway Safety Division (HSD) and Detective Inspector Scott Naylor of the OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) unveiled […]

Ontario Proposes New Measures for Drug-Impaired Driving

Ontario Proposes New Measures for Drug-Impaired Driving

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new legislation to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. These tough new measures would be in addition to penalties for an impaired driving conviction under the Criminal Code of Canada. If passed, the new measures would include: Young and Novice Drivers Creating a zero tolerance approach prohibiting young […]

OTA Endorses Road Safety Proposal on Marijuana & Alcohol Impairment

OTA Endorses Road Safety Proposal on Marijuana & Alcohol Impairment

The Ontario Trucking Association (OTA) has applauded the announcement by Minister of Transportation, Steven Del Duca, outlining stricter new penalties for impaired driving – including drug and alcohol use for commercial vehicle operators – along with new and young drivers. “For the last 20 years it has been an industry standard for companies to take proactive […]

Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

Ontario Improving Road Safety Ahead of Cannabis Legalization

To help keep roads safe, Ontario plans to introduce new measures to make drug-impaired driving laws even tougher. On September 18th, Premier Kathleen Wynne and Steven Del Duca, Minister of Transportation, announced in Toronto  that Ontario plans to introduce legislation this fall that would increase the consequences and costs for those who drive under the […]

Mack introduces new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem

Mack introduces new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem

Mack Trucks has introduced its new, next-generation highway hero, the Mack Anthem, during the Mack Global Dealer Summit in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The Mack Anthem is a re-engineered, redesigned and reimagined interpretation of what today’s highway truck should be – aerodynamic, comfortable and connected, all with a distinctively bold Mack look. The Mack Anthem gives drivers […]

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