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Suicide by truck, Part 3: Drivers’ best efforts sometimes still not enough

The third installment of the 'Suicide by truck' series, which examines the largely undocumented incidents of pedestrians and four-wheelers who choose speeding trucks as an instrument of suicide.

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Lane departure warning available in Kenworth T line

The Takata SafeTrak 3 lane departure warning system is available for the Kenworth T660, T700 and T800. The systems uses an interior-mounted camera with vision software and attention to turn signal usage to alert drivers of inadvertent lane departures. The SafeTrak package is compatible with the J1939 wiring system, and the unit, wiring harness, two headliner-mounted speakers, dash-mounted rocker switch and system status lamp come pre-installed. KENWORTH, www.kenworth.com; TAKATA, www.safetrak.takata.com, (248) 451-4298

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