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Stoughton Underride Guard Earns Kudos from Crash Survivor, Insurance Institute
Stoughton Underride Guard Earns Kudos from Crash Survivor, Insurance Institute

March 1, 2017
Stoughton Trailers has earned the ToughGuard Award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and the respect of Marianne Karth, a survivor of a...

Is a Video Safety Strategy in Your Future?
Is a Video Safety Strategy in Your Future?

October 19, 2016
Fleets are becoming very curious about on board video recording devices. There are dozens of very good reason to get get serious about acquiring such...

Wabco, ZF Unveil Advanced Braking and Steering Technology [VIDEO]
Wabco, ZF Unveil Advanced Braking and Steering Technology [VIDEO]

June 29, 2016
Automated collision avoidance is several steps closer to reality. At a demonstration event held in Germany on Wednesday, ZF and Wabco revealed a prototype...

FMCSA Regulatory Agenda: Hurry Up and Wait
FMCSA Regulatory Agenda: Hurry Up and Wait

September 16, 2015
Former FMCSA Administrator Annette Sandberg told attendees at the FTR Conference that most of FMCSA'S current rulemaking workload is on hold until after...

Video: The Autonomous Truck Comes to Life
Video: The Autonomous Truck Comes to Life

May 11, 2015
HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park gets a right-hand-seat view of Daimler Truck's Inspiration Truck and the Highway Pilot autonomous control system in action.

Detroit Assurance: Collision Mitigation, Assisted Braking, Better MPG
Detroit Assurance: Collision Mitigation, Assisted Braking, Better MPG

November 16, 2014
The new Detroit Assurance from Daimler Trucks North America is an active vehicle safety system that complements fuel efficiency while adding a huge measure...

Enforcement Hot Zones Affect National CSA Scores
Enforcement Hot Zones Affect National CSA Scores

October 7, 2014
Exposure to enforcement hot-spots can skew your CSA scores. There may not be much you can do to influence local enforcement priorities, but you can take...

Daimler Trucks Shares its Vision of the Future
Daimler Trucks Shares its Vision of the Future

September 22, 2014
When Daimler Trucks revealed to the world the first truly autonomous on-highway truck, it was digitally camouflaged to prevent anyone, including...

Former FMCSA Head Supports Restart Amendment, Slams Critics for 'Political Opportunism'
Former FMCSA Head Supports Restart Amendment, Slams Critics for 'Political Opportunism'

June 23, 2014
Former FMCSA Administrator Annette Sandberg supports the trucking industry's push for a study on the impact of the current restart provision while rolling...

Bent Locking Mechanism Cited in Fatal Tractor-Trailer Separation

September 5, 2013
A tractor-trailer separation incident in the town of Truxton, N.Y., last May that claimed seven lives happened when the fifth wheel wasn't locked correctly.