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TMC, FMCSA Join Forces to Boost Safety Tech Adoption
Test Drive: With Early Autonomous Tech, Drivers Are Still Required

Test Drive: With Early Autonomous Tech, Drivers Are Still Required

Daimler’s optional Level 2 technologies, Lane Keep Assist and ACC to Zero, will make drivers’ jobs easier and likely a little safer — if they don’t abuse them. Jim Park reports on his experience with the latest Detroit technology on a Freightliner Cascadia.

June 12, 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

Daimler Aims for Level 4 Automated Trucks

Daimler Aims for Level 4 Automated Trucks

Daimler Trucks says it’s targeting Level 4 automated driving technology – essentially skipping Level 3 because it believes it’s a safer way to go.

June 6, 2018

Trucking Alliance Adopts AAA Advanced Safety Tech Recommendations

Trucking Alliance Adopts AAA Advanced Safety Tech Recommendations

The Alliance for Driver Safety & Security, commonly known as the Trucking Alliance, announced that its carrier members must use four truck-safety technologies that the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has concluded are critical to reducing large truck crashes and saving lives.

November 1, 2017

Wabco Launches OnLaneAssist Driver Assistance System
Video: Wabco President Looks to the Future

Video: Wabco President Looks to the Future

Wabco Americas President Jon Morrison took a moment to talk to us about autonomous vehicles and the future of Class 8 truck safety at the 2016 Mid-America Trucking Show.

April 15, 2016

Wabco-SmartDrive System Uses Video Analytics

Wabco’s next generation OnLane lane departure warning system features a new, high-resolution camera integrated with a SmartDrive video-based driver performance management system to reduce instances of wandering and unsafe maneuvers.

April 5, 2016

Commentary: Gizmology Games

Commentary: Gizmology Games

While driver-assisting technology is capable of making us safer, in reality it is rarely frustration free.

December 14, 2015

FMCSA Extends Regulatory Exemption for Bendix Windshield Cam
Bendix Launches Wingman Fusion Driver Assistance System

Bendix Launches Wingman Fusion Driver Assistance System

Bendix has launched Wingman Fusion, the company’s new flagship driver assistance system that combines several safety technologies in a single package, the company announced this week at the Mid-America Trucking Show.

March 25, 2015

Detroit Assurance: Collision Mitigation, Assisted Braking, Better MPG

Detroit Assurance: Collision Mitigation, Assisted Braking, Better MPG

The new Detroit Assurance from Daimler Trucks North America is an active vehicle safety system that complements fuel efficiency while adding a huge measure of driver convenience. The system was formally unveiled at a ride-and-drive event in Miami, Florida, on Friday.

November 16, 2014

Safety Technologies: The New Frontier

Meritor Wabco Enhances Lane Departure Warning System

Meritor Wabco announced a new option for OnLane, its lane departure warning system, that enhances OnLane with the ability to record and save videos of critical safety events. The new video safety option is available now.

December 20, 2013

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