Detroit showed off last week its new Assurance safety system, an active system that uses radar to scan the highway in front of a truck to adjust cruising speed, alert drivers of fast closure rate and brake autonomously, if needed, to avoid a crash.
Werner unveiled this week its latest Freedom-themed truck, dubbed Ride for Honor. The truck is the fourth installment in the fleet’s Operation Freedom fleet of military-wrapped trucks.
FMCSA survey results: Carrier harassment minimal with e-logs, drivers report slightly higher harassment rate
Truck operators who use electronic logging devices instead of paper logs are more likely to experience harassment from their carriers in the form of interrupted off-duty time, according to a Nov. 13-released report.
As lawsuits against the California Air Resources Board hit the same technical "buzzsaw" and get delayed and delayed, notes Joe Rajkovacz of the CCTA, deadlines for rules compliance come and go.
Neway ADZ Series drive axle suspensions by SAF-Holland are available as an option for Western Star 4800, 4900 and 6900 models.
Yesterday’s sort-of-comfortable truck pressure are minimized by specially designed seats may have been an afterthought air lumbar and back foam, longer adjustable in the overall scheme of the cab’s interior design. Today’s modern specialty seats ...
Robert Bosch, a supplier of automotive parts to original equipment manufacturers and the aftermarket, announced 74 new part number releases. The new part numbers include brake pads and rotors, wiper blade sets, starters, alternators, oxygen sensors ...
OOIDA’s 2013 lawsuit again CARB over its stringent emissions regulations has been dismissed by a federal judge. OOIDA says it will appeal the decision and "see it through."
Clean roadside inspections and overall safety success depend on good company culture, says CVSA head Stephen Keppler. The average amount of downtime for a truck placed out of service in a roadside inspection is 8.5 hours, Keppler said, which can have a “significant impact” on a trucking business.
Liner protrusion refers to how far the cylinder liner protrudes above the spacer plate on the top of the block. If the liner does not protrude enough, the head gasket can, and will, fail.
Technology always seems to be evolving and getting better and easier to use, and the world of trucking is no stranger to this nonending evolution. A few companies have announced technology upgrades to keep trucks ...
Grote Industries, a manufacturer and supplier of lighting products for commercial, military and specialized vehicles, made a $25,000 donation to the University of the Aftermarket Foundation’s scholarship fund to be used to train new aftermarket ...
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