Snitching for Safety: OEM whistleblowers protected, rewarded in new NHTSA rules proposal

Toronto, Ontario — In an effort to incentivize safety and good faith among automakers, the U.S.’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) put forth a set of rules last Wednesday that aim to protect and reward OEM whistleblowers. This proposed rulemaking on the part of the NHTSA intends to outline more concrete implementations of the […]

Playing with Fire: Welding fires spark need for improved safety precautions

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island — The fire that tore through a Charlottetown, PEI repair facility in late April has since been linked to welding work that was being done at the time. What started as routine repairs in the shop’s garage quickly turned into an inferno that caused the roof of Mechanical Performance Auto Service […]

CARSTAR’s back-to-school safety tips

By CRM Staff Toronto, Ontario — August 29, 2018 — With back-to-school season creeping up, driving safely around school zones has become a concern and has been addressed by the British Columbia Automotive Association (BCAA) and CARSTAR. In response CARSTAR has come up with a few tips to prevent those accidents caused from in-car distractions. Over the past few […]