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Lineman in ICU After Boom Disconnects from Truck

The journey lineman was working at a jobsite when the boom arm of his bucket truck detached from the vehicle. Wenker sustained serious injuries and was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Products

Ford Truck Security Console

The Model 322 Security Console Insert uses heavy-duty, 16-gauge welded steel construction, and features a pick-resistant 10-tumbler double-bitted lock.

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Defensive Driving Program Focuses on Distracted Drivers

Instructional Technologies Inc., announced a new defensive driving program called Pro-Defense that focuses on the increasing amount and types of distractions professional drivers face on the road.

Photo of 2017 Nissan Titan XD Crew Cab courtesy of Nissan.

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Nissan Recalls Titan Pickups for Seat Belts

The recall, set to get under way Sept. 26, covers more than 44,000 crew cab trucks in the 2016 and 2017 model years.

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Safety Tip: Driving Near Schools

AAA offers driving safety reminders for the new school year.

Photo of 2014-MY Chevrolet Silverado courtesy of GM.

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GM Recalls 2014 Pickup Trucks for Steering

The recall covers more than 690,000 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 and GMC Sierra 1500 pickup trucks in the 2014 model year.

Photo courtesy of Wheel-Check

Products

Wheel-Checks

Wheel-Check can identify a loose wheel nut with a simple visual inspection and is also heat sensitive.

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Feds Withdraw Sleep Apnea Pre-Rule

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and the Federal Railroad Administration have withdrawn their advance notice of proposed rulemaking on obstructive sleep apnea.

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Cummins Launches Smartphone-Based ELD Solution

Cummins has launched a new fleet software company called Zed Connect and announced its first product, Zed ELD – a smartphone based electronic logging solution.

Photo of Journeyman replacement bumper courtesy of Luverne Truck Equipment.

Products

Journeyman HD Truck Replacement Bumper

The Journeyman is a bumper and brush guard combination. It is built from 10-gauge steel and schedule-40 pipe, welded together into a one-piece design.

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