Don’t Pass Me By: B.C. sees increase in collisions involving trucks and overpasses

Surrey, British Columbia — Transportation officials in British Columbia have been left confused by what appears to be an unexplained increase in the number of trucks colliding with highway overpasses. Even Dave Early, CEO of the BC trucking Association can’t explain it. “We don’t know what’s going on,” says Earle. “Obviously something’s not going well.” Since […]

Belt Buster: Exploding seat-belt pretensioners launches 281,000 vehicle recall for Hyundai

Toronto, Ontario — Hyundai is recalling 281,000 vehicles in North America over seat-belt pretensioners that are prone to exploding and projecting metal shrapnel, following three separate injury reports. The recall covers some 2019-2022 Accent, 2021-2023 Elantra, and 2021-2022 Elantra hybrid vehicles. About 42,000 Canadian vehicles are estimated to be affected by the recall. Seat-belt pretensioners […]

Slice Through Sweet Pete’s: Volvo SUV crashes through Toronto bike shop window

Toronto, Ontario — The motorists have struck another blow in their ongoing civil war against the cyclists, following reports that a Volvo V60 SUV plowed through the front window of Sweet Pete’s Bicycle Shop in Toronto’s downtown Bloordale neighbourhood on Friday. In all seriousness, the shop’s owners took a very scary situation with an impressive […]

Dire Data: OPP report collision fatalities on track for highest rate in ten years

Windsor, Ontario — Ontario is on course for a record-breaking year—not a record anyone wants to see broken, mind you, as the Ontario Provincial Police reported that the province is on the way to surpass road fatality rates unseen in a decade. The last time Ontario recorded at least 100 collision deaths by the second […]

Watch for Ghosts: ICBC reminds drivers of pedestrian safety heading into Halloween

Vancouver, British Columbia — With the streets soon to be flooded with trick-or-treaters, ICBC is reminding drivers to keep an eye out for tiny ghouls roaming the roadways as we enter a seasonal uptick of pedestrian-involved crashes. According to the Insurance Corporation of British Columbia, nearly half of all pedestrian fatalities occur between October and […]