Ontario Truck Accidents Blog

Ontario Truck Association Backs Electronic Stabilization Legislation

Recent efforts to improve trucking safety in the province has the backing of Ontarios officials and the federal government. Anti-rollover technology can help prevent accidents, says the Ontario Trucking Association, and safety regulators want to see… Read More

Tanker Truck Flips Over in Lakeshore

Eastbound traffic on Highway 401 near County Road 52 is brought to a standstill in Lakeshore after a tanker truck loses control. Authorities say it happened on the eastbound ramp from County Road 42, near Tilbury. The driver of the transport reportedly… Read More

Hwy. 401 Lanes Reopen After 50-Vehicle Crash

The westbound lanes of Highway 401 were fully reopened Wednesday evening, following a 50-car pileup. Authorities found dozens of trucks, tankers and tractor trailers scattered across a stretch of the 401 between County Rd. 30 in Belleville and County… Read More

Van Angels Fights for Improved Student Transportation Legislation

Isabelle Hains of Bathurst, N.B., and Stella Gurr of Nanaimo, B.C. call themselves Van Angels. After both of their sons died in separate accidents while riding in 15-passenger vans for school-related functions, Hains and Gurr are crusading for legislation… Read More

Deadly Crash Between Car and Transport Truck on County Road 23

One person is dead following an early morning crash in Kingsville. Police say the collision between a transport truck and a Chevy Cobalt, happened on County Road 23 or Arner Townline, Thursday morning. Ontario Provincial Police say one person was pronounced… Read More

Truck Crash On Highway 401 Results In Fatality

Officials from Ontario Provincial Police have advised that a tractor trailer accident that occurred on Highway 401 just south of St. Thomas near Furnival Road has resulted in the death of the driver, leaving motorists stranded on the highway while first… Read More

Case of Children Slain in I-75 Pile-Up Progresses Against Trucker

Nearly two years after a devastating pile-up on Interstate 75 took the lives of two children and severely injured their mother, Windsor lawyer Greg Monforton and Michigan lawyer Robert Darling are making headway in the case against the trucker that hit… Read More

Canadian Trucker Dies In 170 Vehicle Accident

Authorities from Michigan State Police have released details on a fatal truck accident that involved 170 vehicles and resulted in the closure of both sides of Interstate 94 at Galesburg, MI - just between Battle Creek and Kalamazoo. According to sources,… Read More

Large Trucking Accidents Share Many Common Causes

The underlying causes of trucking accidents are varied. Collisions can happen due to unforeseen circumstances or changes in weather, among many factors. However, commercial vehicles are large rigs that require very specialized training and abilities to… Read More

Would National Regulation of the Trucking Industry Strengthen Existing Legislation?

Canadas national transportation system is among one of the most innovative in the world, but is a lack of national regulation hindering our ability to improve our systems? Minister of Transport, Lisa Raitt, is calling for a third-party assessment of… Read More