July 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
Coming up: another “non-event” for brakes? That’s what Phase Two of new federal stopping-distance requirements will be for truck operators, according to people we talked with. Stronger, higher-performance brakes on certain vehicles won’t even cost much more in most cases. But like Phase One two years ago, which was hardly noticed by truckers, Phase Two represents a lot of work for brake makers and truck builders.
Tags: Volvo, Freightliner, Western Star, Mack Trucks, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Bendix, Meritor, Brakes, Daimler Trucks North America, Air Disc Brake, FMVSS 121, Drum brakes
April 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Jim Beach
Whether you call it a trucking management system, fleet management software, trucking enterprise software or a freight management system, in a nutshell, these systems manage vehicles (and the things on them), people and money.
Tags: Qualcomm, Bendix, XRS, TMW, TMS, Carrier Logistics, Paul's Hauling, McLeod Software
April 2013, TruckingInfo.com - WebXclusive
By Deborah Lockridge
It's more important than ever to protect a truck's air system from contamination, because there are more and more on-vehicle technologies making use of that air. That's why having and taking proper care of an air dryer is vital.
Tags: Maintenance, Bendix, Brakes, Air Dryers
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