Highway 401 Safety Issues – Traffic Volumes

Highway 401 Safety Issues – Traffic Volumes

Gorski Consulting has documented the Highway 401 traffic volume in its continuing series on safety along the South-western Ontario segment of the highway. A series of videotaping sessions was conducted at four sites along the highway. The video is being analysed and...
Driver Drowning at Port Bruce, Ontario

Driver Drowning at Port Bruce, Ontario

This is the controlled beach at Port Bruce where large, closely-spaced, concrete blocks prevent any traffic from entering the water. It is a difficult location for someone wanting to drive into the water… Why would a driver arrive at a traffic controlled beach...
Fires Continue to Erupt After Recent Collisions

Fires Continue to Erupt After Recent Collisions

The above photo was posted on the CP24 News website describing a fatal collision in Pickering, Ontario. The collision is under investigation by Ontario’s Special Investigation Unit (SIU). The SIU becomes involved when serious injuries occur that might be caused...
Observed Speed of Vehicles On Hwy 401 At Four Sites

Observed Speed of Vehicles On Hwy 401 At Four Sites

What kind of safety problems exist along the busiest highway in Canada? Government agencies such as the Ontario Ministry of Transportation monitor traffic along Highway 401 but that information is not made available to the public. Some of this data could be...
The Honorable Mr. Harry Leslie Smith

The Honorable Mr. Harry Leslie Smith

“I am one of the last few remaining voices left from a generation of men and women who built a better society for our children and grandchildren out of the horrors of the second world war, as well as the hunger of the Great Depression. Sadly, that world my generation...