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FCA Recalls 2018 Ram Chassis Cab Trucks

The 2018 Ram 4500 and 5500 (shown) have been recalled for brake hoses that may corrode.

Fiat Chrysler Automobiles will recall up to 2,457 2018 Ram 4500 and Ram 5500 chassis cab trucks for a potential defect that could result in loss of braking due to brake hose corrosion, the company has announced.

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Spireon Hits 200K Trailer Milestone

Spireon Hits 200K Trailer Milestone

Spireon hit a major milestone this year by surpassing 200,000 active trailer telematics subscribers for its FleetLocate asset and trailer intelligence solution.

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Ford Recalls 2018 F-650, F-750 Trucks

Photo of current F-650 courtesy of Ford.

Ford has recalled 151 of its 2018 F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks with hydraulic brake systems for an inadequate parking brake cable that could cause unintended movement.

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Trucking Alliance Pushes Congress to Tighten Truck Driver Drug Testing

J.B. Hunt found that opioid use was far more likely to be caught by hair testing than by the...

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, also known as the Trucking Alliance, announced it will push for congressional passage of a new drug testing law to require anyone who applies for a safety-sensitive job in the trucking industry to verify no opioid addiction or illegal drug use for at least 30 days prior to employment.

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Teletrac Navman Launches Telematics, Safety Solution

The Teletrac Navman DIRECTOR Event Viewer feature, paired with dashboard camera footage, can be...

Teletrac Navman has launched its Driver Safety Analytics Solution that's part of the telematics vendor's Director platform. The product combines GPS tracking data and event replays, dashboard camera technology, driver scorecards, and analytics.

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Q&A: KeepTruckin Co-Founder Talks ELDs, Data and More

KeepTruckin is expanding from a free e-log app provider to a provider of telematics and safety...

KeepTruckin is fast-growing company that specializes in providing electronic logging and fleet management solutions for owner-operators and small carriers. It recently announced a new round of capital to fund its expansion. We spoke to KeepTruckin Co-founder and CEO Shoaib Makani about where they came from and where they're going.

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Got Questions? ELDs and Telematics

Scott Sutarik is the Business Development, OEM Sales Manager at Geotab Inc. He...

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

Scott Sutarik from Geotab

Business Development, OEM Sales Manager

https://www.geotab.com/?utm-source=hdt&utm-medium=sponsorship&utm-campaign=heavy-truck&utm-content=gotquestions-logo-1017

Got Questions? Sleeper Cab Power Experts

Steve Carlson is the Xantrex OEM and fleet manager. Steve has over 20 years of...

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

Steve Carlson from Xantrex

Xantrex OEM and Fleet Manager

http://hdtruck.xantrex.com/?utm_source=HDT&utm_medium=gotquestions&utm_campaign=onhwy

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Commentary: Are We Moving Too Fast on Autonomous Vehicles?

We can’t afford to be afraid of change, especially not these days when anything seems possible – but we also can’t afford to be cavalier about the path we take in finding new and better ways to do things. Commentary by Executive Contributing Editor Rolf Lockwood.