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.
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.
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.
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.
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.