TORONTO, Ont. – The Canadian Trucking Alliance (CTA) is calling for a government crackdown on “non-compliant” carriers, following news that those behind a company involved in the crash that killed 16 Humboldt Broncos are again working in the industry. “Most…
CALGARY, Alta. – The trucking company involved in the Saskatchewan truck-bus crash that killed 16 members of the Humboldt Broncos remains under investigation with a suspended Safety Fitness Certificate – but its only other driver is back at work.
“A numbered company has been registered that is connected to the company involved in the Humboldt incident. It is our understanding that one of the trucks and one of the drivers listed from Adesh Deol Trucking Ltd. are operating with this numbered company,” Alberta Transportation said in a response to questions from Today’s Trucking. “The only driver currently employed by the numbered company is not the driver who was involved in the Humboldt incident.”
The Canadian Trucking Alliance reports that while the new company has a different owner, the address is the same as the carrier involved in the crash.
EDMONTON, Alta. – The company that owns the truck involved in a fatal truck-bus crash in Humboldt, Sask., remains grounded by Alberta Transportation as a police investigation continues.
Calgary-based Adesh Deol Trucking has just one other truck, but its safety fitness certificate was suspended following the April 6 collision that killed 16.
“Alberta Transportation’s investigation of the commercial carrier involved in the Humboldt incident is ongoing,” said a ministry spokesman, although an assessment of National Safety Code (NSC) compliance has concluded.