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How to Reduce Costs During COVID-19 Using Telematics [Video]
Einride Demonstrates Multiple-Vehicle, One-Operator Technology for Driverless Freight Pods [Video]
Focus On: Mack Electric LR [Video]

Focus On: Mack Electric LR [Video]

Early in 2020, Mack Trucks handed the keys to its first fully electric refuse truck to the New York City Department of Sanitation. Equipment Editor Jim Park gives us a tour of the truck and a few early driving impressions.

March 27, 2020

A Walk-Around of TuSimple's Self-Driving Truck [Video]

A Walk-Around of TuSimple's Self-Driving Truck [Video]

TuSimple says it will have a true driverless truck, able to travel depot to depot without a driver, available to order come 2023. Chief Product Officer Chuck Price gives HDT's Deborah Lockridge a quick walk-around of TuSimple's sixth-generation autonomous technology.

October 25, 2019

Truck Platooning on Forest Roads [Video]

Truck Platooning on Forest Roads [Video]

Gravel and dirt roads present some unique challenges for truck platooning technology. FPInnovations and its partners have been testing the technology on backroads in Quebec, Canada to see how it might peform in the real world.

July 9, 2019

On the Spot: ReAx Electric Steering Assist from ZF [Video]

On the Spot: ReAx Electric Steering Assist from ZF [Video]

ReAx from ZF was originally designed as something that would make it easier to steer a truck at lower speeds, but it has become a key component in automated driver assist features and may someday enable fully autonomous driving.

July 3, 2019

On the Spot: ZF’s GPS-Based Autonomous Control [Video]

On the Spot: ZF’s GPS-Based Autonomous Control [Video]

Autonomous trucks aren’t as far off as you might think, or hope. Equipment Editor Jim Park got a chance to see how one such system works in a test scenario at the Transportation Research Center in East Liberty, Ohio.

July 2, 2019

ELDs and AOBRDs During Roadside Inspections [Video]

ELDs and AOBRDs During Roadside Inspections [Video]

When it comes to electronic logs, what happens during a roadside inspection? Get some insight from this CVSA video outlining what inspectors need to do at roadside when checking driver hours of service records on AOBRD or ELD systems.

July 2, 2019

Focus On: Daimler's Lane Keep Assist [Video]

Focus On: Daimler's Lane Keep Assist [Video]

Daimler’s Detroit Assurance 5.0 includes an optional lane keep assist feature that helps drivers keep from drifting out of the lane or off the road. Using a camera-based setup, the system will self-steer the truck keeping it between the lines and can make minor corrections for crosswinds and vehicle alignment.

May 23, 2019

Texas Study Examines HOV Lane Hazards

Texas Study Examines HOV Lane Hazards

High-occupancy lanes can improve travel times and encourage car pooling. But they also can pose some unique safety concerns for drivers. Back in 2005, a Texas study examined those concerns. Here's an NBC News report on the research project's findings, which can still help today's fleet drivers identify potential hazards. For the fleet safety tip, click here.   

October 12, 2014

Researchers Measure Distraction Levels of Voice-Activated Systems

Researchers Measure Distraction Levels of Voice-Activated Systems

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety teamed with University of Utah psychology researchers to measure driver distraction levels associated with giving voice commands to control electronics and update social media. Here's a report on the two recent studies. For the full story, click here.

October 9, 2014

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