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Isuzu Recalls N-Series Cabovers for Loose Bolts

About 97,000 trucks are at risk for loss of vehicle control and diminished braking performance.

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Safety Tip: When to Honk the Horn

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice on when it's proper to honk the horn.

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ROUSH CleanTech Recalls Propane Conversion Kits

Dealers need to replace fuel control valve solenoids to fix a problem that can lead to engine stalling.

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Kenworth Makes Bendix Wingman Advanced Standard for T680

Ahead of the upcoming Mid-America Trucking Show, Kenworth has announced that the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation system will be standard on the T680, beginning July 1.

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ATA Pushes for Hair-Testing Standards

The American Trucking Associations is continuing its push to allow hair-testing to be used in lieu of urinalysis to detect drug use by CDL driver applicants.

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eDriving Fleet Offers Driver Training Program

Driver training provider eDriving Fleet will offer its RoadRisk Plus driving training and risk reduction program to a variety of fleets in late 2017, the company has announced.

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Safety Tip: Merging onto the Freeway

Here’s some driving advice, provided by the Colorado Driver Handbook, on how to merge safely onto a freeway.

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Daimler Recalls Sprinter and Metris Vans

Two separate recalls involve 1,320 vehicles, including Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans.

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Lytx Awards Drivers and Coaches for Safety

Lytx, Inc., a provider of video telematics, announced the honorees of its annual “Driver of the Year” and “Coach of the Year” awards, presented at the fifth annual Lytx User Group Conference in San Diego.

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Safety Tip: Driving in High Winds

The Nevada Department of Transportation offers advice on how to drive safely during windy weather.

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Distracted Driving Whitepaper – Understanding Your Fleet’s Risk and Liability

This 14 page whitepaper examines the deadly practice of driving while using a mobile device and the impact such behavior can have on a fleet’s liability. It also addresses innovative solutions that are being developed in response to the growing problem.


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