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How Fleets Can Be Proactive With Tire Safety

How Fleets Can Be Proactive With Tire Safety

This is National Tire Safety Week here in the U.S., and while the time is set aside to remind four-wheelers of the importance of tire maintenance and periodic inspections, it shouldn't hurt to remind commercial vehicle operators that truck tires don't run on wishes and prayers either.

May 23, 2019

Focus On: Daimler’s Adaptive Cruise Control Works Down to 0 MPH [Video]
The Challenge of Balancing Tire Traction with Fuel Efficiency
Choose the Right Brake Linings for Your Truck Fleet
DOT Sends Notice of Proposed Rulemaking on Hours of Service Reform to White House
Making Tank Trailers Safer

Making Tank Trailers Safer

Statistically, cargo tanks, both liquid and dry bulk, are statistically among the safest vehicles on the road today. But the tank sector does face certain challenges that are inherent with the job.

December 28, 2017

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

Erb Group Takes Safety to a New Level

Erb Group Takes Safety to a New Level

To improve the safety of its reefer technicians, Erb asked its maintenance staff what would be the best solution. Input from the staff resulted in a custom-designed and manufactured mobile work platform.

February 25, 2016

Strategies For Staying On Top of CSA

Strategies For Staying On Top of CSA

A very large percentage of all CSA violations are almost entirely and easily preventable. Others may require more diligence and oversight, but they are still manageable.

February 17, 2015

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