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OnGuard Active to Sense Stationary Objects in Lane Ahead
OnGuard Active to Sense Stationary Objects in Lane Ahead

August 27, 2015
Meritor Wabco’s OnGuard radar-based collision mitigation system will react to stationary objects as well as slower moving objects in an enhanced version...

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

July 12, 2015
As the government contemplates making collision avoidance systems mandatory, HDT's Tom Berg takes you behind the wheel of one of the systems currently...

Makers of Collision-Mitigation Systems Say They Pay for Themselves
Makers of Collision-Mitigation Systems Say They Pay for Themselves

June 10, 2015
Bendix and Meritor Wabco like the renewed attention put on their products by recommendations issued this week by the NTSB. But they don’t necessarily want...

Safety Board Calls for Action on Collision Avoidance Systems
Safety Board Calls for Action on Collision Avoidance Systems

June 9, 2015
Collision avoidance systems reduce accidents and save lives and injuries, and should be standard on all new passenger and commercial vehicles, says the...

PG&E Requires CNG Tank Inspections by Dec. 12
PG&E Requires CNG Tank Inspections by Dec. 12

October 13, 2014
Concerned that compressed natural gas tanks in customers’ vehicles might not be sufficiently safe, Pacific Gas & Electric is requiring inspections as a...

Brake Trends: Drums vs. Discs
Brake Trends: Drums vs. Discs

July 17, 2014
While drum brakes have been enlarged and strengthened to meet stricter federal stopping distance requirements and are currently used on 90% of heavy trucks,...

How to Avoid Weather-Related Pileups
How to Avoid Weather-Related Pileups

June 24, 2014
Fleets need a company-wide protocol for dealing with severe weather, and watching forecasts can suggest areas to be avoided.

NPTC Honors 4 Drivers for Long, Safe Careers
NPTC Honors 4 Drivers for Long, Safe Careers

April 15, 2014
CINCINNATI -- "Love of family" and belief in the Golden Rule are common among industry veterans feted by private fleet group.

Sleep Apnea CPAP Battery Test Now Underway at Major Fleet, TMC Says

September 9, 2013
PITTSBURGH -- A field test of battery-powered CPAP devices to combat sleep apnea among drivers is now underway with the help of three suppliers and a major...

Ford: Moisture in Cooler Causing Loss of Power in F-150 EcoBoost Engines

May 29, 2013
Customer complaints about loss of power with Ford’s EcoBoost V-6 engine in its F-150 pickups, reported by the general news media over the Memorial Day...