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Maxion Unveils MaxSmart Wheel-Mounted Sensor

Maxion Wheels announced a new commercial vehicle connected wheel safety measure called MaxSmart, combining the company’s steel wheels with sensor technology to capture data for drivers and fleets.

Kelsey Wolfe Photo: Jim Park

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Q&A: How Driver Relationships Drive Safety at Southern Freight Services

Kelsey Wolfe is Southern Freight Services’ director of safety, human resources and recruiting and Heavy Duty Trucking’s pick for its 2016 Safety & Compliance Award. While safety is her primary concern, it's her relationships with the drivers that make it happen.

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International Makes Collision Mitigation Standard on LT Series Trucks

International Truck has announced that its upcoming LT Series on-highway Class 8 tractor will come standard with an advanced driver assistance safety system that includes collision mitigation and stability technologies.

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Wabco Partnerships Aimed at Advancing Autonomous Vehicle Tech

Wabco Holdings is collaborating with Peloton Technology and Mobileye to advance the company’s autonomous vehicle technologies, the company announced at the IAA Commercial Vehicle Show in Hannover, Germany.

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FMCSA Final Rule Allows Windshield Mounted Technology

The FMCSA has issued a final rule amending the FMCSRs to allow the voluntary mounting of certain devices on the interior of the windshields of commercial motor vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Ford.

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Ford Details Adaptive Steering on Super Duty, Edge

Ford's new adaptive steering technology that's been added to 2017 Super Duty trucks and the 2016 Edge mid-size SUV improves steering efficiency and effort so the vehicles are easier to steer at various speeds.

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OWL Detects Overhead Obstacles for Oversize Loads

LSA Autonomy’s Overhead Wire Laser-Detector, the OWL, is a 3D LiDAR sensor-based technology and software system designed to detect overhead obstacles for oversize transports.

Deborah Lockridge

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Commentary: Need for Speed?

Trucks using speed limiters had a ratio of 1.6 crashes per 100 trucks per year, while those without had a ratio of 2.9.

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NetraDyne Builds Artificial Intelligence into Camera-Based Safety System

A startup company says it is bringing a new level to camera-based truck safety systems with the help of artificial intelligence.

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Survey: Small Carriers More Wary of ELD Mandate

A survey conducted by transportation management and logistics provider Transplace has revealed that 38% of small carriers had no immediate plans to implement ELD devices.

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