Truck News


  • OPP concerned about truck crash rates

    July 13, 2018 9:19AM by Truck News

    ORILLIA, Ont. – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) report fatal transport truck collisions are up 38% this year, with an increase in four of the six regions it monitors. The Northeast region has seen an 800% increase. The OPP said

  • Ontario on-road fatalities surge

    April 9, 2018 3:26PM by Truck News

    ORILLIA, Ont. – Fatalities in crashes involving commercial trucks reached a 10-year high on roads patrolled by the Ontario Provincial Police in 2017 – which also marked the highest number of road fatalities in general in five years. The police

  • OPP begin week-long blitz to curb distracted driving

    March 12, 2018 8:25PM by Truck News

    TORONTO, Ont. – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) are once again heading out in their Class 8 truck to try to catch distracted drivers across the province. OPP Superintendent Tony Cristilli said the police service would use every tool available

  • OPP kicks off Operation Corridor enforcement blitz

    June 15, 2017 9:34AM by Truck News

    ORILLIA, Ont. – The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) will be targeting commercial vehicles June 15-16 as part of the annual Operation Corridor enforcement campaign. The OPP notes one in five fatal road crashes on OPP-patrolled roads involves a large commercial

  • OPP worried about increase in truck crashes

    December 22, 2014 12:39PM by Truck News

    ORILLIA, Ont. — The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) is alarmed about an increase in collisions involving commercial motor vehicles. The police force said it has responded to more than 1,200 commercial motor vehicle collisions so far this winter. Between Nov.