Upon the heels of the proposed federal rule to require electronic stability control systems in new trucks Wednesday, Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has said its SmarTrac Electronic Stability Control (ESC) product meets the ...
The proposed measure would amend current standards by updating the throttle control disconnection test procedures.
Driver harassment, the hours rule, Navistar's engine transision, sleep apnea regulations and more industry news items are featured.
Daimler Trucks North America is recalling more than 103,000 of its Class 8 trucks manufactured between 2006 and this year.
The NHTSA also expects to issue a notice for a proposed rule to mandate speed limiting devices for heavy trucks.
The recommendation originally was issued Dec. 13, following NTSB’s meeting on a multi-vehicle Missouri accident.
New data released by NHTSA using its refined methodology show an estimated 3,092 fatalities in distraction-affected crashes in 2010.
New regulations will increase truck cost, owner-operator pay expected to rise, natural gas trucks catching on and other industry news items are featured.
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