"Raised Dump Truck Slams into Overpass on Highway Causing Perilous Gash". A headline heard far too often. No one ever believes this could happen to them. Are fleet supervisors choosing fail safe mechanisms to warn their operators and mitigate risk?
This global pandemic called Covid-19 has kept us all inside for far too long. Before we know it, the lazy days of summer will soon be here. But there is no off season for Winter Operations. Fleet Managers are focused on sourcing automated tools to mitigating risk and support liability claims.
A Message from our President;
The provincial government ordered the closing of non-essential workplaces to protect the health and safety of all Ontarians.
Designated an essential service, DiCAN Inc. will continue to operate, providing materials and services to you, for the safe operation and maintenance of transportation systems.
No doubt every Ontarian will remember the July 31, 2014 Skyway Bridge crash when a red dump truck climbed the Toronto-bound lanes of the bridge at 3:40 p.m. the Thursday before the Civic Holiday. Its raised box smashed into an overhead truss and construction scaffolding on the top of the bridge, some five metres above the road. It was reported ...
“Nothing is as simple as it seems.”
This expression couldn’t be more true in the case of Quebec’s new Tipper Truck regulations coming into effect. A simple light, horn beep and whisker switch won’t pass the test. Before you equip your fleet, use this check list to see which devices make the “compliance” cut.
DiCAN has entered into agreement with Campbell Scientific to provide resale and installation services of their WeatherBrain systems in Ontario. WeatherBrain, combines sophisticated hardware designed to densify your existing RWIS network, and intelligent internet of things (IoT) software to eliminate the guesswork from critical winter road maintenance decisions and improve public safety.