Monthly Archives: April 2014

Ontario has outdated system for tracking at-risk drivers

Toronto, Ontario
The ombudsman says the number of serious motor vehicle accidents with drivers having medical conditions could have been reduced if the provincial government had been more proactive in tracking such drivers. […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Auto News, Car Accident Tips, Toronto News|0 Comments

Auto Inrurance Rates drop 5.01% in Ontario

The notice below provides an overview of changes for the private passenger automobile insurance rate, approved or ordered by the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) for filings reviewed in Q1 2014. […]

By |April 30th, 2014|Auto News, Government says, Toronto News|0 Comments

Ferrari F40 vs Dodge Dart – car accident in Toronto

Nobody wins in this scenario – a tragedy of epic proportions, played out on the most appropriate Canadian stage I can think of. Toronto is no stranger to infamy this year. Add this dead Ferrari F40 to a shortlist that has Rob Ford occupying spots 1 through 5. Matthew Berenz, who took these photos, […]

By |April 29th, 2014|Car Accidents, Toronto News|0 Comments

A motor vehicle and aircraft accident between a truck and a UPS plane

This is extraordinary.
I bet everybody can tell that a box truck won’t fit under a 757 plane. Everybody but the truck driver.
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By |April 29th, 2014|Car Accidents|0 Comments

Decide to Drive – new program to decrease the number of car accidents caused by distracted driving

Distracted driving became a big problem causing more and more car accidents to happen. A huge variety of electronic gadgets, bad habits, other people in the car etc. are just examples of distracting factors which may cause a car collision to happen. This is a serious problem and it definitely needs as much attention as possible. […]

By |April 28th, 2014|Car Accident Tips|0 Comments

Michael Schumacher is sued for ‘causing motorbike crash’

The collision happened in Spain before Schumacher’s ski accident.
The Formula 1 champion is accused of hitting the motorcyclist while not giving him a way to pass. The biker victim of the collision is claiming personal injuries and property damage. Complaint is also filed in Spain against insurance companies and the car rental company. […]

By |April 23rd, 2014|Auto News, Car Accidents|0 Comments

Crazy driving on a highway with one wheel missing

A deeply surprised passenger has captured this on one of the busiest roads of Houston. Incredibly abnormal run of this Ford Mustang happened on a fairly high speed in spite of the fact that the front left wheel was missing. The driver was even passing other cars.

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By |April 23rd, 2014|Auto News, Car Accidents|0 Comments

Transport Canada recalls over 30,000 Mercedes-Benz C-class vehilces

Transport Canada Recall # 2014132
Recall Date: 2014/04/14
Notification Type: Safety TC
System: Lights And Instruments
Manufacturer Recall Number
The number of vehicles or components affected by the recall: 31,301
Category: Car
Recall Details
On certain vehicles, oxidation on the ground pin connector for the rear tail lamps may cause a dimming or loss of one or more rear lamp functions (tail, […]

By |April 17th, 2014|Auto News, Government says|0 Comments

Trasnport Canada to recall over 150,000 Toyota and Scion cars

Transport Canada Recall # 2014123
Recall Date: 2014/04/09
Notification Type: Recalls Audit
System: Seats And Restraints
Manufacturer Recall Number: SSC233
The number of vehicles or components affected by the recall: 152,438
Category: Car
Recall Details
On certain vehicles, the front seat position adjustment mechanism springs could break. That may cause cause seats to appear to be locked into their final position even […]

By |April 17th, 2014|Auto News, Government says|0 Comments

Transport Canada recalls over 20,000 BMW cars and SUVs

Transport Canada Recall # 2014127
Recall Date: 2014/04/10
Notification Type: Safety Mfr
System: Engine
Manufacturer Recall Number
The number of vehicles or components affected by the recall: 20,022
Category: Car, SUV
Recall Details
On certain vehicles, housing bolts for the variable camshaft timing system could break, allowing camshaft timing to deviate. If this occurs, the engine would revert to “limp home mode”, […]

By |April 17th, 2014|Auto News, Government says|0 Comments
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