Repair Rights: New NHTSA guidelines promote balance between security and third-party access

Toronto, Ontario — The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has new guidelines promoting the need to balance the needs of cybersecurity and third-party access, in light of the right to repair movement and multiple cases of vehicles being stolen or compromised due to inadequate security systems. Effectively an update of its 2016 predecessor, “Cybersecurity Best […]

Crash Test City: Montreal’s most collision-prone boroughs found downtown

Montreal, Quebec – Whether you speak English, French or another language, almost every driver has stories of close calls with more reckless road users. In the case of urban areas, reckless driving can quickly translate into fatalities. Unlike Toronto and Vancouver where collisions are most common at connectors to adjacent cities, collisions in Montreal generally […]

Crash Test City: Vancouver’s most collision-prone intersections

Vancouver, British Columbia – Crashes are a part of life, especially when you are North America’s third most congested city. These are Vancouver’s 10 most dangerous intersections excluding on-ramps, according to Insurance Corporation of British Columbia (ICBC) data between 2019 to 2021. Knight Street & Knight Street Bridge & Se Marine Drive (290 collisions) Granville […]

Testing from Within: Tesla’s crash lab data to make its way into safety updates

Toronto, Ontario — Tesla pulled back the curtain on the inner workings of its crash lab, as safety engineers go in-depth on in-house crash testing. in a video posted to the company’s Youtube channel on Tuesday. The tests conducted at Tesla’s “top-secret” crash test facility seek to route out specific, “real-world” safety concerns that could […]

Accident Insights: OPP say collisions down for 2020, but fatalities up

Ottawa, Ontario ⁠— The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have released collision and fatality data for 2020, showing a decline in total collisions for the province but an increase in fatalities. Last year saw 26 percent fewer collisions than 2019, though the fatality rate was 22 percent higher.  A large number of deaths were deemed preventable […]