MTO announced the 2017 Reduced Load Restrictions are lifted for Northwestern Region, Zones 1A & 1B.
The American Transportation Research Institute has decided on its research priorities for 2017, approving studies on congestion, driver distraction, and hours of service, among others.
The 2017 Ontario Budget echoes the highway infrastructure and environmental commitments the government made last year; while also recognizing a need to map out future infrastructure plans, including for autonomous vehicles
The president of the Ontario Trucking Association told a standing committee at Queen’s Park the group understands the need to improve traffic safety in certain communities with Bill 65 but urged legislators to tighten up the regulation.
The Quebec Ministry Of Transport advises the ending dates for the 2017 thaw period have changed for the three zones in Québec. Therefore, loads limits restrictions applying will end at the following dates:
The City of Thunder Bay has deferred a proposal which would effectively ban most heavy trucks through the city. Council will instead present the issue again in June.