Starting today, new commercial truck drivers will have to undergo mandatory training in Saskatchewan where an inexperienced driver blew through a stop sign last April, killing 16 members of a hockey team.
Saskatchewan's chief coroner says a public mix-up in identifying two hockey players involved in the deadly Humboldt Broncos bus crash means, in the future, his office will be more careful in releasing names.
The truck driver involved in the deadly crash involving the Humboldt Broncos team bus could theoretically be sentenced to 354 years in prison, but given Canadian legal precedent, his actual sentence is virtually certain to be lower.
The country's transportation ministers have agreed to develop an entry-level national training standard for semi-truck drivers. Federal Transport Minister Marc Garneau said the training will be in place by January 2020.
The driver of a transport truck involved in a deadly crash with the Humboldt Broncos hockey team bus pleaded guilty Tuesday to 16 counts of dangerous driving causing death and 13 charges of dangerous driving causing bodily harm.
Author Barry Heath, says he had good intentions when he wrote a book about the Humboldt Broncos and the team's deadly bus crash. Some of the survivors and families of those who died said they didn't want it published.