Tuesday, May 28, 2024

Road Safety Discussion

Ontario Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria officially opened the new $30 million inspection station near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Photo: @PrabSarkaria
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Ontario to review Truck driver training

“Comprehensive review of commercial driver training” announced with Bill 197 Ontario “plans to lead a comprehensive review of commercial driver training,” it announced on May 16th as part of the The Safer Roads and Communities Act, Bill 197. If passed,

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Ontario Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria officially opened the new $30 million inspection station near Thunder Bay, Ontario. Photo: @PrabSarkaria
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Minister Sarkaria officially opens Thunder Bay inspection station

Increased inspections, improved training needed for Trucking safety, Sarkaria says Ontario’s Transportation Minister Prabmeet Sarkaria was in Shuniah on March 15th to marking the opening of a new commercial vehicle inspection station on Highway 11/17, generally referred to as the

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Truckers for Safer Highways has complained on numerous occasions about the number of weigh scales which remain closed across the Trans-Canada highway. Image: TFSH
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“Maybe they could just answer their emails”

“Government does not have to spend money to find out what we think“ Truckers for Safer Highways co-founder Travis McDougall was bemused to learn that Canada’s federal government is paying a consulting firm to conduct discussion groups on barriers in

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NDP leader Marit Stiles visited the unopened Thunder Bay weigh scales with MPP Lise Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) on January 16th to talk about highway safety in Northern Ontario. Photo: NDP
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NDP’s Stiles, Vaugeois visit Thunder Bay weigh station to highlight inaction on Northern highways

Sarkaria to visit “in the coming weeks” 10:13am Update: new photo added Marit Stiles, Leader of the Official Opposition and Ontario NDP MPP Lise Vaugeois (Thunder Bay—Superior North) held a press conference at the new, yet-to-open Thunder Bay weigh station

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