Safety & Compliance

Evasive Maneuver Assist first warns the driver of an impending and will take automonous evasive action if the driver fails to do so. Photo by Jim Park

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Wabco, ZF Unveil Advanced Braking and Steering Technology [VIDEO]

Automated collision avoidance is several steps closer to reality. At a demonstration event held in Germany on Wednesday, ZF and Wabco revealed a prototype collision avoidance technology for commercial vehicles called Evasive Maneuver Assist.

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ATA: Trucking Invests $9.5 Billion in Safety Annually

The trucking industry invests at least $9.5 billion in safety every year, according to a new report by the American Trucking Associations.

Photo: CAT Scale

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CAT Scale Adds Payment Options to App

CAT Scale is now accepting ACH payments through its Weigh My Truck app, to expand usage to as many drivers as possible.

Artwork by Andy Chen, 4th grade East Brunswick, New Jersey Grand Prize Winner (3rd to 6th Grade)

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Winners Picked for FMCSA’s Seat Belt Art Contest

U.S. Transportation deputy secretary Victor Mendez and FMCSA deputy administrator Daphne Jefferson awarded the top honors in the 2016 “Be Ready. Be Buckled.” student art contest at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.

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Trucker Declared Imminent Hazard for Alcohol-Related Crash

The FMCSA declared a Tennessee-licensed driver to be an imminent hazard to public safety after reckless driving behavior, related to alcohol consumption, led to two deaths.

Image: U.S. Seventh District Court of Appeals

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FMCSA Garners Assist in Court Fight over ELD Rule

The courtroom battle over the validity of the electronic logging device mandate has heated up. An amicus brief filed by two safety advocacy groups backs up FMCSA's defense of its ELD rule against a lawsuit brought by OOIDA that contends the rulemaking is seriously flawed.

Products

Rand McNally Launches Line of Dash Cameras

Rand McNally has launched a line of stand-alone dash cams that pairs safety features with HD video and extra-wide-angle lenses.

Products

J.J. Keller Offers Mobile Video Training Book

J.J. Keller & Associates has introduced a new video-based training device called the Video Training Book, allowing employees to study and work on training in the field.

This year's winner Julian Kaczor makes a few remarks after accepting his award. Photo: Deborah Lockridge

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Goodyear Seeks Highway Hero Nominees

Goodyear is accepting nominations for its 34th Highway Hero Award, honoring drivers who risked their own lives to help others while on the job.

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Daimler Unveils Pedestrian, Cyclist Avoidance in Mercedes-Benz Trucks

Daimler Trucks says it’s making pedestrian detection in trucks available for the first time, with new Sideboard Assist and Active Brake Assist 4 in Mercedes-Benz Trucks.

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