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July 14, 2017

CVSA Releases Results from Unannounced Brake Safety Day

The Commercial Vehicle Safety Administration has revealed that results from its unannounced Brake Safety Day inspection event shows that the majority of vehicles (79%) inspected did not have any critical item vehicle violations.

March 13, 2017

Jackknifes Happen Often on Dry Roads, Too

Anti-lock braking systems are supposed to keep brakes from locking, but this time didn’t. Why might that be?

February 26, 2017

Haldex Adds Smart Trailer Control Module

Haldex's new Intelligent Trailer Control Module (ITCM) expands the capability of trailer ABS systems to include faster communication and increased functionality.

February 24, 2017

On Slick Pavement, ‘The Sliding Wheel Wants to Lead’

When encountering a slick road, it’s a real good idea to test the brakes to see how the rig behaves. Then you'll know what to expect in a real application.

November 14, 2016

Brake Service Violations Increase to 13.2%, CVSA Says

The results from the 2016 Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s Brake Safety Week have revealed a slight increase in out-of-service violations compared to last year’s inspection period.

July 26, 2016

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.

August 11, 2014

Noregon Introduces Trailer Diagnostic Adapter

Noregon Systems has released a new trailer diagnostic adapter for analyzing trailer ABS issues.

July 18, 2014

Wabco Launches Modular Braking System, Signs 2 Major Supply Deals

The product features a high degree of standardization across components and software of its ABS and EBS systems, Wabco said, and reduces the number of ABS components by 50%.

March 11, 2013

Bendix Improves TABS-6 Advanced roll stability system

Bendix has improved its TABS-6 Advanced roll stability system with new spring-ride suspension compatibility and more advanced options.

March 11, 2013

Bendix Trailer Information Module Offers Access to Trailer Data

Bendix says its new Trailer Information Module is an easy-to-use stand-alone system that offers comprehensive access to key trailer data.

February 6, 2013

Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models

Western Star Trucks Inc. announced that Meritor’s Wabco Roll Stability Control System is now available on Western Star 4700, 4800 and 4900 truck models equipped with Meritor’s anti-lock braking system.

January 4, 2013

Nexiq Announces ABS Product Family

Nexiq Technologies recently released the ProLink iQ and Pocket iQ ABS Product Family of anti-lock brake system diagnostic software applications

December 11, 2012

NTSB Says Driver Inattention, Bad Brakes Led to Amtrak-Truck Collision

An inattentive driver and poorly maintained brakes, including antilock brakes that had been rendered inoperable, were the probable cause of a commercial truck hitting an Amtrak passenger train in the Nevada desert last summer, killing six and injuring 16, the National Transportation Safety Board said Tuesday

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