Saskatchewan to strengthen impaired, distracted driving laws

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Regina, Saskatchewan — December 21, 2016 — Saskatchewan is bringing in new, tougher traffic laws to help curb intoxicated and distracted driving. The new regulations will come into effect on January 1, 2017. Currently, drivers in Saskatchewan are prohibited from using a cellphone while driving. The new law will see drivers prohibited from holding, viewing, […]

Project Cyclone recovers $5 million in stolen vehicles, drugs, guns and cash

This 2016 Lamborghini Huracan is likely the single most expensive vehicle recovered by Project Cyclone. The investigation recovered 60 stolen vehicles, as well as car parts, drugs, cash, guns and alcohol.

Mississauga, Ontario — November 27, 2016 — An incident in March 2016 that involved the theft of two vehicles from the same driveway has concluded with the arrest of 23 people and the recover of 60 vehicles with a total value of $3.4 million. The investigation, dubbed Project Cyclone, was spearheaded by York Regional Police, […]

‘Biggest part’ of US-lawsuit to go forward

A Florida judge has ruled that at least some parts of a recent suit filed by repairers against insurers may go forward.

By Jeff Sanford Orlando, Florida — February 25, 2016 — Owners of several independent collision repair centres in the United States are celebrating a legal victory today as a Florida magistrate has allowed the “biggest part” of a major case against a number of insurance companies to go ahead. In essence, the repairers brought suit […]

Japanese execs indicted in price fixing scam

A trio of automotive executives are alleged to have conspired to rig bids and fix prices for the sale of autobody sealing products.

By Jeff Sanford Washington, DC — October 14, 2015 — A federal grand jury in Covington, Kentucky, has returned an indictment against a group of Japanese automotive executives alleged to have participated in a conspiracy to fix prices and rig bids for the sale of automotive body sealing products sold in the United States. The […]