Beefing up in Canada
- Travis Gains Transport Canada Approval. // Trailer/Body Builders Exclusive Insight;12/13/2012, p1
The article reports on the approval by Transport Canada of Travis Body & Trailer Inc.'s application for Pre-Clearance status in Canada.
- Ontario legalizes full length boat tail aerodynamic devices. // Fleet Owner Blog;8/20/2014, p4
The article reports that the Canadian province of Ontario now allows full-length boat tail aerodynamic devices on its roadways, as well as informs that Transport Canada amended Motor Vehicle Safety Act (MVSA) in December 2013 to allow boat tail devices up to five feet in length on its roadways.
- Underride: back from the back burner. Sauer, Bruce // Trailer / Body Builders;Jan2007, Vol. 48 Issue 3, p4
The author discusses how the Canadian Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (CMVSS) 223, a new underride regulation implemented by Transport Canada, would affect U.S. trailer manufacturers. The rule, published in 2004, gave trailer manufacturers until 2007 to develop underride guards that meet the standard.
- VIA Rail suspends GaspÃ© Peninsula train. // Trains;Dec2013, Vol. 73 Issue 12, p23
The article reports that the shortline railroad hosting VIA Rail Canada's trains 16 and 17 had confirmed its tracks between Matapedia and New Carlisle are safe again for trains. The service was suspended in August, 2013. Transport Canada inspected the tracks on September 26, 2014 and a report is...
- Canadian company recognized for revising GVW and axle ratings. // Trailer / Body Builders;Aug2005, Vol. 46 Issue 10, p38
Reports on the recognition given to Walinga Inc. by Transport Canada for its expertise in modifying gross axle weight ratings and gross vehicle weight ratings, as of August 2005. Terms under the Motor Vehicle Safety Act; Role played by Transport Canada in the implementation of the regulation.
- Community paediatricians' counseling patterns and knowledge of recommendations relating to child restraint use in motor vehicles. Rothenstein, J.; Howard, A.; Parkin, P.; Khambalia, A.; Macarthur, C. // Injury Prevention (1353-8047);Apr2004, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p103
Background: Road traffic injury is the leading cause of death among Canadian children and youth. Firm Transport Canada recommends four types of child restraint depending on the size of the child, and recent studies have demonstrated the effectiveness of recommended restraint use. Objectives: To...
- Buckling up for safety. // State Legislatures;Dec97, Vol. 23 Issue 10, p11
Talks of the motor vehicle driving safety regulations in the United States. Benefits from the enforcement safety belt laws; Effects of secondary enforcement laws in some states; Use rates common to states with primary enforcement laws.
- Getting serious about safe driving. Candler, Julie // Nation's Business;Jul95, Vol. 83 Issue 7, p38
Focuses on driving safety regulations used by businesses in the United States. Estimates of costs resulting from driving accidents involving company vehicles; Description of companies' safety policies; Emphasis on safety training of drivers.
- get on with it. Burns, Gregory // Canadian Transportation & Logistics;Apr2007, Vol. 110 Issue 4, p4
The author reflects on the study conducted by Transport Canada that examines the cost of traffic congestion, where it shows that an estimated half a billion liters of fuel are wasted annualy in Ontario. He claims that it also shows that the long combination vehicles (LCVs) play an important role...