Collision Avoidance Technology

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November 6, 2015

Oakley Transport to Equip Bendix Safety Systems on 300 Trucks

Oakley Transport is adding Bendix collision-mitigation, full-stability, and side-object detection systems on around 300 new Volvo tractors, the carrier has announced.

October 23, 2015

Behind UPS' Decision to Make Collision Mitigation Standard

While UPS announced that it would be making collision mitigation technology standard on its Class 8 trucks, the decision had its beginnings as far back as 2012.

October 16, 2015

DOT Considers Mandating Crash Mitigation on Class 3-8 Trucks

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said it will consider requiring new trucks to be equipped with forward-collision-mitigation systems that incorporate automatic emergency braking.

September 30, 2015

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups for Unexpected Braking

The recall, covering 33,481 pickups in the U.S., will address a potential braking problem tied to the adaptive cruise control radar.

July 13, 2015

Senate Bill Calls for Hourly Pay for Truck Drivers

A new Senate bill calls for truck drivers to be paid by the hour and would increase minimum insurance levels, mandate collision avoidance systems and speed limiters, and study the effects on safety of truck drivers having to drive hours just to get to the start of their workday.

July 12, 2015

How Bendix’s Wingman Fusion Can Stop a Truck [Video]

As the government contemplates making collision avoidance systems mandatory, HDT's Tom Berg takes you behind the wheel of one of the systems currently available for heavy trucks, the Bendix Wingman Fusion.

June 9, 2015

Safety Board Calls for Action on Collision Avoidance Systems

Collision avoidance systems reduce accidents and save lives and injuries, and should be standard on all new passenger and commercial vehicles, says the National Transportation Safety Board in recommendations announced Monday.

March 25, 2015

More Powerful Radar in Wabco’s OnGuardActive

OnGuardActive uses a longer-range radar antenna to provide advanced warning of slow-moving vehicles and other obstructions and is effective in all seasons and all weather conditions, says Wabco.

March 25, 2015

Bendix Launches Wingman Fusion Driver Assistance System

Bendix has launched Wingman Fusion, the company’s new flagship driver assistance system that combines several safety technologies in a single package, the company announced this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 2, 2015

Mack Offers Natural Gas Pinnacle with UltraShift Plus and Collision Tech

Mack Trucks is offering natural gas versions of its Pinnacle model with the Eaton UltraShift Plus transmission and Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation technology.

February 20, 2015

NHTSA Urged to Mandate Truck Crash Avoidance Technology

Highway-safety lobbies have petitioned the NHTSA to require forward collision avoidance and mitigation braking systems on all new trucks and buses rated at 10,000 pounds or more GVW.

October 6, 2014

Daimler Trucks North America to Offer Integrated Safety Systems

SAN DIEGO -- Daimler Trucks North America announced it will begin offering a proprietary suite of integrated safety systems next spring, building on technology used in the Mercedes-Benz Future Truck 2025.

June 11, 2014

Fleets to Share Experiences with Safety/Productivity Technology in Webinar

A free webinar June 26 will feature trucking industry experts discussing real-world experiences with several different types of cutting-edge truck technologies.

May 12, 2014

Safety Technologies: The New Frontier

From collision avoidance to cameras, from rollover prevention to analytics, technology is rapidly changing the safety landscape.



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