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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

How Alaska DOT Uses GPS for Precision Plowing

How Alaska DOT Uses GPS for Precision Plowing

If snow plow drivers who work Alaska's Thompson Pass worried about driving in white-out conditions, the road would never get cleared. But thanks to an ultra-precise GPS system, these snow plow crews are able to get the work done.

April 18, 2019

Stay On Top of Your Lighting Problems
Q&A: Wabco's Morrison on Active Steering Advances

Q&A: Wabco's Morrison on Active Steering Advances

In our January issue, HDT Equipment Editor Jim Park explored how advances in steering are soon going to make driving easier, and will be an important part of the move toward more automation in trucks. Here's a more extended interview on the topic with Jon Morrison, president of the Americas at Wabco.

February 4, 2019

5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Prevent Cold-Weather Calamity

5 Ways Truck Drivers Can Prevent Cold-Weather Calamity

Every year we read about drivers who perish in their trucks during extended road closures where the driver goes off the road or runs into impassable conditions. Would you or your drivers be able to stay warm and safe if you were caught in such a situation?

January 28, 2019

Active Steering is There to Assist Drivers, Not Take Over
Putting Modern Truck Brakes to the Test

Putting Modern Truck Brakes to the Test

It’s hard to imagine what modern brake systems are capable of until you really put them to the test. Jim Park did, and came away amazed.

October 3, 2018

Bosch Demonstrates Emerging Safety, Self-Driving Technology

Bosch Demonstrates Emerging Safety, Self-Driving Technology

Technology presented at the Bosch Mobility Experience in Flat Rock, Michigan, could migrate into the commercial vehicle space very soon, such as system redundancy and advanced driver assistance systems – precursors on the path to automated driving.

May 25, 2018

Dealing with Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Trucking
Where Did the Hours of Service Rules Come From, Anyway?
How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

How to Prevent Truck Driver Fatigue

Don’t focus so much on hours of service compliance and electronic logging devices that you fail to address the underlying causes of truck driver fatigue.

March 13, 2018

Why the ELD Mandate is a Problem for Temp Drivers
ELDs Can Open the Door to Big Data
What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

What Owner-Operators and Small Fleets Need to Know about ELDs

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's electronic logging device mandate is causing a lot of confusion and concern among the smallest fleets and single truck owner-operators. With just four months until the regulation comes into force, here are a few things to consider as we brace for December 18 – the date the mandate kicks in.

August 15, 2017

Keep up the Pressure

Keep up the Pressure

Under-inflation is the leading cause of blowouts while contributing to poor fuel economy and premature wear. This is the second in a special five-part series for National Tire Safety Week.

May 30, 2017

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