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October 18, 2016

NHTSA Official Talks Autonomous Vehicles, Safety Tech at FTX

In his keynote address at the 2016 Fleet Technology Expo, the director of the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Vehicle Research and Test Center provided an overview of vehicle safety technologies, covering systems that have recently been introduced to the market as well as technologies currently being developed, such as autonomous vehicles.

October 18, 2016

Altec Recalls Aerial Devices

The recall, tied to faulty boom tip covers, affects 219 aerial devices in the 2014 and 2015 model years.

October 12, 2016

GM Recalls Vans for Missing Mirrors

The recall affects 40 2016-2017 Chevrolet Express and 2016 GMC Savana cargo and cutaway vans.

October 5, 2016

DOT Aims for Zero Traffic Deaths Within 30 Years

Three DOT agencies and the National Safety Council have teamed up to launch a new initiative with the goal of eliminating traffic deaths on U.S. roads within the next 30 years, and truck safety is one of the targeted areas of the effort.

September 29, 2016

Sprinter 2500, 3500 Vans Recalled for Seat Belts

The recall, issued by Daimler Vans USA, covers 271 vehicles.

September 8, 2016

NHTSA Vehicle Research and Test Center Director to Address Fleet Technology Expo

Tim Johnson, director of NHTSA’s Vehicle Research and Test Center, will be on hand at this year’s Fleet Technology Expo in Schaumburg, Ill., to open the event at the opening breakfast on Tuesday, October 18.

August 26, 2016

Ram 2500, 3500 Truck Recall Tied to Steering

The recall is limited to just 64 Ram 2500 trucks and Ram 3500 trucks and cab chassis in the 2015 model year.

August 26, 2016

DOT Finally Proposes Truck Speed-Limiter Rule

Federal safety regulators are proposing that heavy-duty vehicles be equipped with speed-limiting devices set to a specific maximum speed.

August 16, 2016

Final Greenhouse Gas Phase 2 Regs Unveiled

The federal government released highly anticipated "Phase 2" greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules for medium and heavy-duty vehicles Tuesday, which in some ways go further than the original proposal unveiled last year.

August 16, 2016

Altec Recalls Aerial Device, Digger Derrick Trucks

These trucks have a hydraulic motor whose shaft may fail, resulting in unexpected movement of the winch or the capstan.

August 11, 2016

Ram Heavy Duty Trucks Recalled for Power Loss

The recall covers 889 Ram 3500, 4500, and 5500 trucks in the 2016 model year.

August 9, 2016

New Report Sounds Wakeup Call on Dangers of Drowsy Driving

A report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association on the “extreme danger posed by tired drivers” includes a new NHTSA estimate that pegs the annual societal cost of fatigue-related fatal and injury crashes at $109 billion— and that does not include property damage.

July 5, 2016

U.S. Traffic Deaths Climb an Estimated 7.7%

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released a statistical projection of traffic fatalities in 2015.

June 28, 2016

Terex Mixer Trucks Recalled for Stalling

Cummins dealers need to replace the engine control modules in 21 trucks to address a potential stalling risk.

June 27, 2016

Video Tip: Staying Safe This Holiday Weekend

Fourth of July celebrations can turn tragic when they lead to drunk driving. Here's advice aimed at keeping the roads safe for everyone this weekend.

June 6, 2016

Truck GHG Phase 2: Final Rule Could See August Release

The Environmental Protection Agency and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration submitted its proposed Phase 2 GHG/MPG rule for trucks and trailers to the Office of Management and Budget on June 3 for required regulatory review.

June 6, 2016

Video Safety Tip: Summer Driving

Here are some summer driving tips from State Farm you can pass along.

June 6, 2016

Summer Driving Advice

This video from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers tips on summertime driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

May 26, 2016

FCA Recalls Seat Covers for Ram Trucks

The aftermarket Mopar canvas seat covers can interfere with air bag deployment in Ram 1500, 2500, and 3500 trucks.

May 25, 2016

Daimler Recalls Sprinter 2500, 3500 Vans

The recall, limited to 55 vans in the 2015 and 2016 model years, will address the risk of windows separating during a crash.

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