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19-Year-Old Killed in Crash Involving Three Tractor Trailers

One person was killed and another was injured in a four-vehicle collision involving three tractor trailers on Highway 401 around 4 p.m. on Tuesday. According to an Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) investigation, a white Volvo tractor trailer traveling… Read More

Windsor Woman Injured by Tractor-Trailer Wheel Separation

A Windsor woman suffered several injuries after her car was struck by a tractor-trailer tire that separated from a truck traveling in the opposite direction on Highway 401. The woman was driving westbound on Highway 401 when an eastbound truck lost a… Read More

Three Injured in Three-Vehicle Highway 401 Crash

Three people were transported to the hospital early Monday evening after a three-vehicle collision on Highway 401 in Lakeshore just east of Windsor. Emergency crews responded to the accident located in the westbound lanes of the highway east of the Rochester… Read More

Hazardous Truck Accident Closes Highway 3 in Cottam

A head-on collision on Tuesday involving an SUV and a transport truck carrying a ‘volatile load’ temporarily shut down part of Highway 3 for several hours between Cameron Side Road and Marsh Road near Cottam. According to police, the tractor trailer… Read More

New Ontario Truck Drivers Must Complete Mandatory Training

On Tuesday, Ontario Transportation Minister Steven Del Duca unveiled new mandatory entry-level training requirements for those seeking to become truck drivers in the province. The new standards will require aspiring truckers to spend more than 100 hours… Read More

OPP Conducts Safety Blitz in Response to Transport Truck Collisions

In response to the high number of transport trucks that have been involved in accidents over the last several years, Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) conducted a one-day safety blitz, named Operation Corridor, on Thursday, June 16. The enforcement and… Read More

Truck Driver Seriously Injured in Highway 401 Rollover

A female truck driver suffered life-threatening injuries Saturday, April 30, when the truck she was driving veered into oncoming traffic before rolling onto its side. Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) were called to the scene around 3 p.m. It was determined… Read More

New Regulations to Require Electronic Logging for Truck Drivers

The federal government has announced plans to implement new safety regulations to curb fatigued driving among truck and bus drivers. The effort would bring Canadian regulations in line with the U.S. Under the new regulations, drivers would be required… Read More

Tips for Driving Near Trucks

Sharing the road with large trucks can be intimidating, and for good reason. Semi-trucks are significantly larger in size and weight compared to smaller passenger vehicles. If an accident were to occur, those in a passenger vehicle are much more likely… Read More

Trucking Accident FAQ

Commercial truck accidents can cause devastating consequences for motorists like fatalities and serious injuries. Since commercial trucks weigh thousands of pounds more than the typical passenger vehicle, the possibility of motorist and vehicle damage… Read More