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May 18, 2017

Are Your Brakes up to Snuff?

With all the advantages provided by today’s advanced safety systems, what a shame it would be if they couldn’t live up to their potential because of poorly maintained foundation brakes or inadequate friction material.

February 7, 2017

Mitsubishi Fuso Offers Mobileye Safety System on FE and FG Trucks

For model year 2017, Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America will offer optional Mobileye collision-avoidance systems on its FE and FG Series trucks.

January 17, 2017

Penske Adds Standard Tech, Safety System to Rental Fleet

Penske Truck Rental is making collision avoidance systems and air disc brakes its standard spec on commercial tractors within its rental fleet.

December 16, 2016

Bendix Wingman Advanced Available to Order on Kenworth T270, T370

The Bendix Wingman Advanced system is now available for order as an option on Kenworth T270 and T370 medium-duty trucks.

November 2, 2016

Peterbilt Adds Bendix Collision Mitigation to Medium-Duty Models

Peterbilt is adding the Bendix Wingman Advanced collision mitigation technology to its medium-duty Model 337 and 348 trucks.

June 29, 2016

Evasive Maneuver Assist Prototype Tested

Jointly developed by WABCO and ZF, the Evasive Maneuver Assist (EMA) combines WABCO’s braking, stability, and vehicle dynamics control systems on trucks and trailers with ZF’s top active steering technology.

June 7, 2016

It’s a Great Time to Be in the Fleet Business

It’s a great time for fleet managers to make a real difference, save money, save lives, and make their businesses more productive.

April 5, 2016

Montana-Dakota Utilities Given Annual Safety in Motion Honor

Preco Electronics, a provider of heavy-duty vehicle collision mitigation, announced Montana-Dakota Utilities Co.’s Fleet Maintenance and Repair Specialist, Kim Hodges, as the recipient of the 2015 Safety in Motion Award.

March 2, 2016

Kenworth Expands T680 and T880 Options

Kenworth is offering new collision mitigation, severe-duty suspension, and DEF configuration options on its T680 and T880 truck models.

March 2, 2016

Collision Mitigation Added to International DuraStar

International announced that the collision mitigation technology, Bendix Wingman Fusion would now be offered on its medium-duty DuraStar models. It has also added the Cummins ISL9 engine as an option for the WorkStar and DuraStar.

January 28, 2016

Automatic Braking Cutting Rear-End Crashes

A new IIHS study finds that forward collision warning systems that include automatic emergency braking cut rear-end crash rates by 39%.

November 17, 2015

31% Say Self-Driving Cars Safer Than Distracted Drivers

New research indicates that one in three Americans would feel safer knowing autonomous vehicles were on the road.

October 16, 2015

DOT Considers Mandating Crash Mitigation on Class 3-8 Trucks

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said it will consider requiring new trucks to be equipped with forward-collision-mitigation systems that incorporate automatic emergency braking.

September 30, 2015

Ford Recalls F-150 Pickups for Unexpected Braking

The recall, covering 33,481 pickups in the U.S., will address a potential braking problem tied to the adaptive cruise control radar.

September 4, 2015

OnGuard Collision Mitigation Offered on Medium-Duty Trucks

Meritor Wabco’s OnGuard Collision Mitigation System is now available for medium-duty trucks, the company has announced.

July 9, 2015

Nissan Offers Collision Avoidance on 2016 Rogue

Nissan will offer a forward collision avoidance system with its 2016 Rogue compact SUV, among other updates to a vehicle that entered its second generation with the 2014 model year.

June 9, 2015

NTSB Calls for Mandatory Collision Avoidance Tech

A new report highlights evidence that such systems prevent or mitigate rear-end crashes, and criticizes the slow progress in making the technology widely available.

April 16, 2015

Ford Edge's Perpendicular Park Assist System

Ford has rolled out its Enhanced Park Assist option on its 2015 Edge mid-size SUV. The sensor-based system helps the SUV navigate into a parking space from a 90-degree angle with minimal driver interaction. View a photo gallery of the 2015 Edge here.

February 20, 2015

NHTSA Urged to Mandate Truck Crash Avoidance Technology

Highway-safety lobbies have petitioned the NHTSA to require forward collision avoidance and mitigation braking systems on all new trucks and buses rated at 10,000 pounds or more GVW.

October 16, 2014

Volvo Safety Technology Gives 360-Degree View

A decade from now, Volvo trucks will be scanning the environment around the vehicle and warning a driver when collisions are imminent. The Swedish company has developed new safety technology that scans the environment around a truck and analyzes that data.

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