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VeeBoards Corner Protectors are Stackable

VeeBoards stackable corner protectors are designed to evenly distribute the mechanical force exerted by load securement straps and other tie-downs to protect cargo.

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CVSA Brake Check Puts 12% Out of Service for Violations

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance held its annual, unannounced brake check day on May 4, inspecting 6,128 vehicles in the U.S. and Canada.

Lytx, which specializes in video-based telematics systems, says the vehicle, the driver and the environment all must be taken into account for “significant and enduring safety improvements.”

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Why You Should Consider Advanced Safety Systems

With all of the advancements in the past 5-10 years, there is a strong case, both financially and in terms of sheer practicality, for fleets to evaluate and spec advanced safety systems on their trucks today.

The number of inspections with tire violations shows the increased enforcement activity during Roadcheck. Graph: Vigillo

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Tread Depth Violations Highlight Tire-Focused Roadcheck

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance's annual Roadcheck inspection blitz this year focused on tires, and an analysis of inspection data shows that tread depth was by far the most common violation cited.

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FMCSA Delays Online DOT Registration System Implementation

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration is delaying the implementation of the final stage of its simplified online registration process, called the Unified Registration System.

Kelsey Wolfe. Photo by Jim Park.

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HDT Announces 2016 Safety & Compliance Award Winner

Southern Freight Services' director of safety, human resources and recruiting, Kelsey Wolfe, was awarded Heavy Duty Trucking’s 2016 Safety & Compliance Award during a ceremony on July 19 at the Fleet Safety Conference.

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Teletrac Navman Director Platform Aimed at Mid-Size Fleet Market

Teletrac Navman has launched a new global software platform, Teletrac Navman Director, for the 50- to 500-vehicle market. It tracks trucks and other assets, collects data for analytics, and provides real-time feedback to drivers.

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Darling Officially Confirmed as Head of FMCSA

T.F. "Scott" Darling is now officially the administrator of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, after running the agency on an interim basis since Anne Ferro left the post in August 2014.

Truck used to kill pedestrians in Nice, France on July 14, shown after the driver was killed by police gunfire. Image via Twitter

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Truck Ramming Again Recognized as Terrorist Threat

The massacre by truck in Nice, France on July 14 raises anew the question of what can be done to prevent low-tech but devastating truck-ramming assaults of people gathered along or near a roadway.

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Air-Weigh Scale Can Improve Safety for Work Trucks

Air-Weigh has released the LoadMaxx Work Truck Scale, an onboard scale designed specifically for work trucks.

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