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How a Tanker Fleet is Using Unorthodox Trailer Lighting to Fight Rear-End Collisions
Ditching Mirrors for Monitors is Easy – If You Want To

Ditching Mirrors for Monitors is Easy – If You Want To

Convincing drivers that camera/monitor systems are at least as good as, if not better than, traditional mirrors will probably take no more than a few hours of driving with them. That was Equipment Editor Jim Park's experience with MirrorEye. But he's still not convinced there’s any real need to abandon silvered glass.

November 21, 2019

Can We Trust Autonomous Vehicles?

Can We Trust Autonomous Vehicles?

The NTSB has determined that the actions of a human truck driver was a probable cause in a collision with an autonomous shuttle bus. The driver behaved as drivers have always done under the circumstance; but the computer-controlled shuttle did not.

July 15, 2019

Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash

Truck Driver Gets the Blame in Driverless Shuttle Bus Crash

Media outlets are reporting a collision between a driverless shuttle bus and a tractor-trailer in Las Vegas just hours after the bus was unveiled - and the truck driver was blamed. Equipment Editor Jim Park has more in his On the Road blog.

November 9, 2017

Truck Brakes Don't Fail by Themselves

Truck Brakes Don't Fail by Themselves

Over the past week, two trucks crashed as a result of their inability to stop on hills. In both cases, the mainstream media reported that the trucks' brakes had failed. That illustrates what the mainstream media knows about truck brakes/

July 10, 2012