Planning for Disruption: Second self-driving conference set for April

The first Automated Vehicles conference was held April 19 and 20, 2016, in Toronto. The Conference Board of Canad has just announced the second conference in the series, set for later this month.

Toronto, Ontario — April 6, 2017 — The Conference Board of Canada has announced it will hold a conference on autonomous vehicles (AVs) on April 19 and 20 in Toronto, Ontario. This is the second such conference to take place in Canada. Collision Repair magazine provided extensive coverage of the first conference held in 2016. […]

Firm Foundation: Avoiding common body filler slip-ups

Care in curing in application can eliminate most of the common mistakes when it comes to body filler.

By Peter L. Phillipson, Technical Sales Manager (IR), B-TEC Systems Scottsdale, Arizona — April 6, 2017 — One of the most common application questions I get asked is with regards to body filler and how to avoid possible slip-ups that can end up in redone work, costing the shop time and money.  To begin, let’s […]

ICBC to look at technological solutions for distracted driving

Driver distraction plays a role in eight out of 10 crashes, according to some estimates.

By Mike Davey Victoria, British Columbia — April 6, 2017 — Drivers who use handheld devices are four times more likely to get into crashes serious enough to cause injury, according to statistics from the RCMP. It is illegal in many jurisdictions, but that doesn’t seem to have had much effect on curbing the behaviour. […]