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Sprinter 3500 Vans Recalled for Crosswind Assist

The recall covers 2,177 2017 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 3500 and Freightliner Sprinter 3500 vans.

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Toyota Recalls Pickups, Other Models for Overloading Risk

The recall covers multiple models, including Tacoma and Tundra pickups, RAV4 and Highlander SUVs and Sienna minivans.

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Big Brake Front Kits for Toyota Tacoma

Wilwood’s two newest front big brake kits for 2005-2016 six-lug Toyota Tacoma trucks provide increased braking capacity and long-life durability for all types of highway, towing, hauling, off-road, and extreme-duty applications.

Videos

Highway Merging and Lane Changes

Driving school owner Richard D'Astolfo offers advice on how to merge and change lanes safely on a busy highway. Video by Howcast via YouTube. For the full safety tip on freeway driving, click here.

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Video Safety Tip: Freeway Driving

AAA offers seven tips on how to drive safely on busy freeways.

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Transportation Accidents Most Common Work Fatality

Work deaths climbed 7% in 2016, and transportation incidents accounted for 40% of those fatalities, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

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USA Today Finds Drivers Being Overworked at Ports

Drivers may be working shifts of up to 20 hours per day for six days a week at two major Southern California ports, sometimes contributing to fatal accidents, according to a report in USA Today – but port trucking companies say the story is misleading.

Ding Yuhua (right), Triangle Tire chairman, talks with Tony Copeland, North Carolina Dept. of Commerce secretary (center) and Phil Berger, state senator. Triangle Tire USA VP of Sales Rick Phillips and CEO Manny Cicero are in the background behind Ding.

Articles

Truck Tire Production Projected to Rise in the Next Five Years

Remember how the tire market was doing in the first quarter of this year? No? I’m guessing that is the result of selective memory. It was pretty slow, and that is an understatement.

News

Video Safety Tip: Improving Sleep Habits

Drowsy driving prevention begins with getting enough sleep every night. Here's advice from the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute.

Videos

Drowsy Driving Risk Rises During Holidays

During the holiday season, everyone is on the go trying to cross off items on their expansive to-do lists. And when busy schedules result in less sleep, the risk of drowsy driving climbs. In less than a month, the Charlotte, N.C., region has seen three drowsy driving-related deaths. Video courtesy of WCNC. For tips on how to get enough sleep, click here.

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Fleet Cargo Security Benchmarking Research Results

See how your fleet cargo security and asset management strategies measure up with fleet managers across the nation.


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Fuel Management

Bernie Kanavagh from WEX will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Todd Ewing from Verizon Connect will answer your questions and challenges

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Fleet Management And Leasing

Jack Firriolo from Merchants will answer your questions and challenges

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