May 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
By Denise Rondini
We've long been aware of the inadequacies of air disc brake training, particularly in the United States.
Tags: Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA, Air Disc Brakes
By Rolf Lockwood
There’s an epidemic of ignorance out there regarding brake slack adjustment It just won’t go away, might even be getting worse.
Tags: Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA, Automatic Slack Adjusters
February 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial
Everybody talks about the importance of properly operating brakes, but, unfortunately, the talk doesn't always translate into action.
Tags: Aftermarket, Brakes, Brake Safety Week, CVSA
September 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Jim Park
When we started looking at wheel-end issues for this month's Tires & Wheels story, we discovered that reduced stopping distance rules have had some unintended consequences.
Tags: Brakes, Regulations, Maintenance
July 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Betty Weiland, J.J. Keller
Out-of-adjustment brakes and other brake system violations make up almost half of the out-of-service roadside inspection violations on commercial vehicles.
Tags: Inspections, Brake Safety Week, Brakes, CVSA
July 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Tom Berg
While drum brakes have been enlarged and strengthened to meet stricter federal stopping distance requirements and are currently used on 90% of heavy trucks, discs are gaining in popularity.
Tags: Brakes, Air Disc Brake, Drum brakes
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