Roadway Surface Safety Problems Are Not Just Potholes

Roadway Surface Safety Problems Are Not Just Potholes

Influences of the road surface and geometry toward motor vehicle collisions are not easily detected. They are not restricted to the seemingly innocuous reference to “potholes” used in popular, public, news media. While the popular Canadian Automobile...
London Ontario Proposes 30 km/h Speeds in School Zones

London Ontario Proposes 30 km/h Speeds in School Zones

Various persons and groups have resorted to a propaganda campaign portraying a direct relationship between travel speed and safety as the only issue of importance. In London, Ontario for example a local city councillor is petitioning for lowering City speed limits...
Posted Speed,  Operating Speed and Speed Enforcement

Posted Speed, Operating Speed and Speed Enforcement

While maximum speeds are posted along almost all roads and highways in Ontario that has little to do with the operating speed, which is the average speed that vehicles are observed to travel. Speed enforcement is the police function of controlling the speed of...
Vehicle Fires – 5 Fatalities & No Concerns

Vehicle Fires – 5 Fatalities & No Concerns

Three collisions involving vehicle fires and five fatalities occurred in less than a week in southern Ontario – yet there has been no expression of official concern. Late Wednesday, May 1st,  a vehicle exited Oil Heritage Road in Lambton County and burst into...