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The Eugene Water & Electric Board tested the visibility of two dozen of its work trucks with backup cameras. Photo courtesy of EWEB

Articles

How Effective Are Your Trucks’ Backup Cameras?

Fleets are already installing backup cameras on work trucks to improve safety. But with no guidelines to follow, do they actually provide the optimal field of view? One Oregon utility set out to fix this problem.

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Products

ContiConnect Digital Tire Monitoring Platform

With ContiConnect, fleets are able to replace manual and routine tire care with automatic and targeted care, fixing issues where they are known to exist and saving inspection and maintenance time.

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Products

Stop, Tail, Turn and Back-up Combo Lights

Superior Signals, Inc. (SSI) has expanded its truck and trailer lighting product line to include stop, tail, turn, and back-up combo lights.

News

Safety Tip: Warning Motorists After a Breakdown

The Kentucky State Police and AAA offer advice on what measures a driver should take to warn other motorists after a vehicle breakdown.

Videos

Vehicle Breakdown Response

AAA offers advice on what actions to take if your vehicle suddenly becomes disabled. For the full safety tip, click here.

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Products

Security Console Insert for F-150 XLT

Tuffy Security Products introduced the Model 334 Security Console Insert for 2009 to 2014 Ford F-150 XLT trucks equipped with a full center console.

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Articles

Tips to Secure Your Rooftop Load

Roof racks are a great way to carry extra gear; however, when it comes to carrying equipment on the roof, or any loads for that matter, there is a right and a wrong way to do it.

Image courtesy of NHTSA.

News

Ford Recalls F-650, F-750 Trucks for Steering

The safety recall covers 77 work trucks in the 2015 model year.

Photo of Ford F-150 courtesy of Ford.

News

Ford Recalls Pickups for Seat Belts, Roofs

The manufacturer issues two separate recalls, the largest of which covers 504 2017 Ford F-150 and Super Duty trucks in the U.S.

News

FMCSA Awards Over $70M in Grants For Commercial Vehicle Safety

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has awarded more than $70 million in grants and educational institutions to enhance commercial motor vehicle safety.

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