Sunday, May 27, 2018
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ATRI: RSC may be more effective, cost-effective than ESC

ATRI: RSC may be more effective, cost-effective than ESC

ARLINGTON, Va. — Contrary to findings in several previous studies, the American Transportation Research Institute (ATRI) says a new study it conducted indicates that for some fleets, Rollover Stability Control (RSC) technology may be more effective, and cost-effective, at reducing rollover, jackknife and tow/stuck crashes than Electronic Stability Control (ESC) technology.

Detroit Diesel showcases DT12 automated manual transmission

Detroit Diesel showcases DT12 automated manual transmission

NAPA VALLEY, Calif. — Detroit Diesel Corp. Wednesday showcased the Detroit DT12 automated manual transmission to members of the media.

Teletype offers SmartTruckRoute Andriod app

Teletype offers SmartTruckRoute Andriod app

BOSTON — Recognizing what the company called the specialized navigation needs of truck drivers, TeleType pioneered the use of portable GPS for truck navigation beginning in 2008.

Bendix supports ESC as best stability control system

Bendix supports ESC as best stability control system

WASHINGTON — Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC Tuesday endorsed the choice of full-stability technology by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) in the agency’s recent Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) that would require stability technology for commercial vehicles.

EPA using Yokohama tire to establish SmartWay program for Class 8 retreads

EPA using Yokohama tire to establish SmartWay program for Class 8 retreads

FULLERTON, Calif. — The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is utilizing a Yokohama Tire Corp. commercial truck tire casing to establish a SmartWay verification program for retreaded tires used on Class 8 line-haul trucks. Once a retreaded tire receives EPA certification, fleets using those tires will be compliant with California Air Resources Board (CARB) regulations for low rolling resistance tires.

Rand McNally shows off EOBR-compliant solution

Rand McNally shows off EOBR-compliant solution

CHICAGO — Rand McNally showcased the latest enhancements to its single-box EOBR-compliant solution, the TND 760 Fleet Edition, as well as previewed a new web portal for all Rand McNally mobile communications products at a customer event here last month.

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