Advanced Driver Assistance Systems

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March 16, 2018

Scania Inks Historic Platooning Agreement

European truck OEM Scania has inked what it calls a "landmark" agreement to begin testing platooning operations on Scandinavian highways.

March 9, 2018

Waymo Begins Autonomous Truck Test Program in Atlanta

Google's autonomous technology division said in a recent blog post it will begin testing self-driving trucks hauling freight to Google data centers in and around Atlanta.

February 16, 2018

HDT's Top 20 Products of 2018

The most significant trucking products for 2018 as chosen by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine's editors.

January 27, 2018

Video: Autopiloted Tesla Rear-Ends Fire Truck

Both NHTSA and NTSB will investigate a Los Angeles-area collision involving a Tesla Model S that the driver said was operating in Autopilot mode.

January 10, 2018

FMCSA’s Gautreaux Sees Innovation Driving Safety Forward

At the start of her first full year helping to lead the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Deputy Administrator Cathy Gautreaux praised the agency for its recent accomplishments and laid out its priorities going forward.

December 28, 2017

Peloton Logs Over 1,000 Miles in Florida Platooning Demonstration

A series of just-concluded demonstrations in Florida will help officials there prepare for platooning legislation in the future, Peloton says.

December 7, 2017

House Committee Hears Testimony on Autonomous Truck Tech

During a House subcommittee hearing on emerging transportation technology Thursday, representatives found themselves pondering the societal impact autonomous vehicles may have on American workers.

November 29, 2017

Lockheed Martin Tests Autonomous System for Military Convoys

Lockheed Martin’s Autonomous Mobility Applique System has logged more than 55,000 miles in testing, during the U.S. Army’s Extended Warfighter Experiment at Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri, and Fort Bliss, Texas.

November 6, 2017

Are We Adopting Advanced Safety Systems Quickly Enough?

Advanced driver assistance systems present an opportunity to save thousands of lives and drive economic expansion over the next decade – but we need to move faster, contended Brian Collie, partner and managing director of Boston Consulting Group, in a recent speech.

November 3, 2017

Trucking Alliance Clarifies Stance on Advanced Safety Technologies

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, has released an addendum to a statement it issued on Nov. 1 that endorses a new study on truck safety conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Study.

November 2, 2017

UPS to Retrofit Class 8 Trucks with Collision-Mitigation Technology

UPS has announced that it is equipping more than 5,700 of its existing Class 8 tractors with advanced collision mitigation technology that can alert drivers to moving and stationary objects around the vehicle.

November 1, 2017

Trucking Alliance Adopts AAA Advanced Safety Tech Recommendations

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, commonly known as the Trucking Alliance, announced that its carrier members must use four truck-safety technologies that the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has concluded are critical to reducing large truck crashes and saving lives.

September 27, 2017

Bendix Touts New Driver Assist, Safety Features at NACV

Bendix made a series of feature announcements at the North American Commercial Vehicle show in Atlanta, touting a series of safety-focused driver assistance and component enhancements available now and in the near future.

September 18, 2017

Meritor Selling Stake in Joint Venture to Wabco

Wabco Holdings Inc. is expanding its operations in North America by taking full ownership of the Meritor Wabco joint venture.

September 14, 2017

FHWA Tests Three-Truck Platoon on Virginia Interstate

The latest series of platoon tests will evaluate Cooperative Adaptive Cruise Control technology, which adds vehicle-to-vehicle communications to the adaptive cruise control capability now available in new vehicles and allows trucks to operate more smoothly as a unit, reducing and controlling the gaps between trucks.

August 7, 2017

Watch: Advanced Driver Assistance Systems Topic of NTSB, NSC Panel

The National Safety Council and the National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to the 2017 Fleet Safety Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

July 27, 2017

Driver Assistance Technology as a Co-Pilot

Advanced driver assistance systems, like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating or even apply vehicle brakes automatically, are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.

July 25, 2017

Trucking Industry Debates Driver-Assistance Technologies

The National Safety Council and The National Transportation Safety Board hosted a roundtable discussion prior to this week's Fleet Safety Conference about the future of advanced driver assistance systems in trucking.

July 5, 2017

NTSB Hosting Driver Assistance Tech Roundtable at Fleet Safety Conference

The National Transportation Safety Board will host a roundtable at this year’s Fleet Safety Conference. To be discussed will be strategies for and challenges of advanced driver-assistance systems implementation in heavy-duty trucks and fleets.

March 22, 2017

An Automated Future, First, Bendix Says

A future filled with fully autonomous cars and trucks remains a long way away, Bendix leaders said in a sit-down at the Mid-America Trucking Show. Jack Roberts has more in his Truck Tech blog.


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