Canadian Trucking Alliance president Stephen Laskowski told media that all commercial semi truck drivers should be required to take mandatory training.
Distracted driving crashes increase by nearly 50 percent, according to a new study by Ohio State University’s Risk Institute.
Provincial statistics repeatedly show the vast majority of truck drivers and companies operate under a strong culture of safety and compliance, but that doesn’t mean the trucking industry can’t continue to improve, says OTA
Posted Thursday June 28, 2018 in Operations/safety
Recognizing that distracted driving is a growing safety issue across Canada, Transport Canada hosted a National Distracted Driving Roundtable in Montreal with key industry stakeholders, including the Canadian Trucking Alliance and the Quebec Trucking Association.
The issue of distracted driving among all road users now poses the highest risk of collision, surpassing impairment and speeding. Trucking is not immune to this growing problem on Canadian highways, CTA says