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7 Ways to Get the Most Out of A Driver Simulator Program
<p><strong>Deciding what you want to get out of a simulator program is the first step.</strong> <em>Photo: Virage Simulation</em></p> By Deborah Lockridge
Driving simulators today are more sophisticated, take up less space and are more affordable. How do you make sure you're choosing the right one for your company and getting the most you can out of it?
Would Your Brakes Pass Inspection?
<p><em>Photo: J.J. Keller</em></p> By Betty Weiland, J.J. Keller
From September 7-13 – Brake Safety Week – more than 30,000 brake inspections are expected to be conducted. Roadside inspectors will be inspecting brake-system components to identify loose and missing parts; air and hydraulic fluid leaks; worn linings, pads, drums and rotors; and other faulty brake-system components.
New Truck? Or New World?
By Rolf Lockwood
What two driverless trucks can tell us about the future of transportation and society at large.
Driving A SuperTruck
How does the super-efficient technology feel behind the wheel?
By Jim Park
The SuperTruck lives up to its name as a groundbreaking technology demonstration project that is also fun to drive.
Electronic Logs Mandate: Outrage & Applause
The comment period is over. Here’s what the industry and others had to say.
By Oliver Patton
The electronic logging device mandate has sparked a variety of responses with some questioning and others embracing the change.


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Garmin to Release Android-Based Fleet Navigators Garmin will release its Fleet 660 and 670 Fleet navigators running Android-based software later this year -- the first from Garmin to run software built on Google’s Android platform.
Rand McNally Releases Fourth Generation of IntelliRoute TND Rand McNally has redesigned its IntelliRoute TND GPS devices for commercial truck drivers inside and out. The fourth-generation devices feature new hardware, a faster processor, two new graphical user interface options, and improved map appearance.
Drivewyze and ALK Technologies Announce Collaboration Drivewyze and ALK Technologies announced a collaboration to integrate the PreClear service with the CoPilot Truck app.
Omnitracs Releases App for Tracking Drivers Omnitracs has released a new mobile workforce app for tracking the activities and location of workers on the job.
Continental Expands VDO RoadLog HOS Compliance Software Continental Commercial Vehicle & Aftermarket has added capabilities to its VDO RoadLog software to include hours-of-service compliance for Canada, Alaska and oilfield service.


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