Truck News

  • Waterloo research looks to fight wildlife strikes

    June 21, 2018 10:09AM by Truck News

    WATERLOO, Ont. –University of Waterloo researchers have found that Ontario could save millions of dollars by introducing measures to help prevent collisions with wildlife. A related study that focused on such collisions in southern Ontario recommends strategies including better signage,

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    Big data generating big returns

    October 25, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    ORLANDO, FL – Data ranging from maintenance costs to video images is increasingly helping fleets to drive down the cost of everything from on-road repairs to collisions. And those who dig a little deeper can realize some of the biggest savings of all.

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    Investigators digging social media posts

    October 20, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    MILTON, ON – Social media platforms from Twitter to Facebook are becoming more popular than ever, and they’re also giving investigators new tools to address crimes from insurance fraud to cargo theft and collisions.

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    October 11 a dangerous day for truckers

    October 6, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    SEATTLE, WA – Anyone scheduled to be on the road this October 11 might want to take some extra care. That date, along with June 7, tends to be the most dangerous time to be on the road if you’re a truck driver, Zonar Systems reports.

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    Alberta plow operators clear the way

    May 1, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    EDMONTON, AB – Alberta’s snow plow operators logged 186,558 hours – the equivalent of more than 21 years – clearing and sanding provincial highways this year, the Alberta Roadbuilders and Heavy Construction Association says.

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    Safest Year Ever

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Passenger Service: State troopers ride-along with truckers in crash study

    Trucks have always been less crash-prone than other vehicles. But why now, more than ever?