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Understanding Wheel Alignment

Properly aligned wheels are necessary for steering control, fuel efficiency and long tire life. But what factors ensure proper wheel alignment? Video courtesy of CNET. For the full safety tip on wheel alignment, click here.

Image of V-Maxx G2 Hopper Spreader courtesy of SnowEx

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V-Maxx G2 Hopper Spreader

Equipped with updated controls and enhanced material spreading features, the new SnowEx V-Maxx G2 hopper spreaders offer greater performance and operating efficiency for contractors and municipalities on large ice control applications.

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10 Things Drivers Do to Get Pulled Over

A longtime state patrol officer offers his real-world observations on the most common reasons drivers get pulled over.

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Bike Hotspot Warning System

Sentinel Systems are offering a new warning sign system called the Bike Hotspot, designed to reduce the number of accidents involving cyclists and commercial vehicles.

Photo: FMCSA

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Could House Bill Slow or Even Stop ELD Rule?

The House Transportation Committee has attached a directive to this year’s Transportation, Housing and Urban Development (THUD) appropriations bill that could end up delaying or repealing the electronic logging device mandate set to go into effect on Dec. 18.

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Geotab Brings J.J. Keller, TMW Software to Marketplace

Geotab has announced the launch of Driver DataSense from J.J. Keller & Associates and integrations to TMW Suite and TMW TruckMate from TMW Systems, through its online Marketplace.

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Safety Tip: Night Driving

The California Department of Motor Vehicles offers advice to promote safer driving at night.

Source: Dumpster Diaper

Products

Dumpster Diaper

The Dumpster Diaper’s easy-on/easy-off tarping system is shaped to specifically cover and wrap around the rear lower tailgate portion of the truck and cleverly attaches to the vehicles with a series of magnets sewn into the edges that can readily attach to vehicles.

Photo courtesy of Altec

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AEM Updates Digger Derrick Safety Manual

The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has updated its Digger Derrick Safety Manual, which features information on lifting, pole setting, digging operation, calculating load capacities, and personnel platform safety.

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Va. Utility Worker Dies from Electrocution

A lineman for the City of Danville, Va., was responding to a power outage in an elevated bucket truck when the accident occurred.

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Help in Predicting Your Next Crash

How can you, a safety or risk manager in a company, predict which driver is going to have your fleet’s next accident? By yourself, you can’t. But by enlisting the aid of other road warriors, you can predict which drivers in your fleet are at high risk to have your next at-fault crash.


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