Do Your Driving Skills Get Affected When You Smoke Marijuana?

During the past couple years, a series of studies have been used, in order to obtain an answer to the question in the title. The first such study used simulators, which caused the user to feel as though he or she were actually sitting at the steering wheel in a motored vehicle. If a subject used cannabis, his or her psycho motor skills demonstrated a diminished level of performance. (more…)

Situation Surrounding Truck Safety And Wide Turns

It is well known that handling semi-trailers and 18-wheelers is difficult and thus require special training. Due to the additional length and weight, these types of vehicles need a much wider turning radius which leads to especially large blind spots. Because of this, wide turns significantly heighten the likelihood of collisions which in turn leads to an increased risk of personal injury. Most cities in Ontario are even more demanding of truck drivers due to the lack of space along turns and the increase in traffic density. (more…)