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What’s now, and what’s next, for truck ADAS

Over the decade that was the 2010s, one of the most exciting and fastest-growing areas of the trucking industry was the rise of advanced driver assistance systems, which may have started out as the stuff of science fiction but soon became a reality: a truck that, if the circumstances are right, can stop itself to

The important thing truck drivers need to know about ADAS

In the world of ADAS, the way one system works in one truck could be subtly different from the way it works in another one. It all comes down to equipment and system integrations. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: Every piece

KeepTruckin, Ambarella partner on front ADAS, driver monitoring

KeepTruckin announced that it has selected Ambarella’s CV22 CVflow edge AI vision system on chip (SoC) for its new AI Dashcam. This latest AI Dashcam uses a single CV22 SoC to simultaneously provide AI and image processing for its dual-camera system, which integrates one camera for the front advanced driver assistance system (ADAS) with incident

Advanced trucks could increase driver retention

Heavy-duty fleet organizations are facing major challenges in the retention and recruitment of drivers at an especially hazardous moment. Drivers are needed now more than ever before to progress in migrating the shipment of goods, food, medicine and vaccines globally. Retention is especially important for drivers, as the current market is tight. The most recent

How truck safety systems impact your insurance costs

I’ll be honest: it’s not easy to get fleets to talk about their insurance costs, but who could blame them? Safety is paramount, but accidents happen and they’ve given rise to the so-(frighteningly)-called nuclear verdicts against commercial fleets. In fleets’ corner are the growing number of advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and in-cab camera technology

The ADAS impact on truck service

Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) offer a host of potentially life-saving, collision-mitigating features such as emergency brake assist and lane-keeping assist. Advanced radar and camera systems integrate into the truck’s braking and steering controls, providing an increasingly impressive amount of automated control. While there’s not a lot of preventative maintenance that fleets need to keep

Watch: The benefits of Level 2 automation in trucking

Level 2 automation has been a game-changer in terms of safety for about a decade now, and manufacturers continue to churn out better versions of this technology every year. Click here to watch more of FE’s On the Road video series. Here is a transcript of the video: Level 2 automation systems basically work by

Safety first: Helping technicians quickly and easily work on ADAS systems

“Safety first.” Yes, it’s a cliché, but sometimes a cliché becomes that way for a reason, and certainly, for modern fleets, safety is of paramount importance. From the need to guard against the expensive costs of a crash to the simple responsibility of making sure those multi-ton Class 8 trucks are as safe for their

Ask Detroit: A live conversation about vocational powertrain technology

From automated transmissions to advanced safety systems, intelligent powertrain technology has rolled onto vocational jobsites, but how does technology tackle hyper-specific vocational tasks? What’s the best use of powertrain data in applications like construction, utility, logging and more? The Detroit powertrain team takes the hot seats to answer these questions and more during Fleet Equipment’s

Detroit adds new safety features to Detroit Assurance

Available for the Freightliner Cascadia and the Western Star 49X spec’d with a Detroit powertrain, the new Detroit Assurance features reduce driver strain and fatigue and can help reduce speed-related accidents. Here are the features. Active Speed Intervention (ASI) If the truck exceeds the posted speed limit, ASI issues visual and auditory warnings to actively

Noregon releases JPRO Professional update

Noregon has released its first major update of 2021 for JPRO Professional. JPRO is an in-shop diagnostic and repair tool that allows fleets and repair facilities to triage, diagnose and repair all makes and models within a single application. The company says the focus of this update is to ensure technicians have all the tools

Truck brake, tire maintenance tips to prepare for International Roadcheck

According to the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA), one-fifth of the more than 50,000 commercial vehicle inspections conducted during the 2020 International Roadcheck event resulted in a vehicle being taken out of service because of safety violations. And of all violations found during the inspection event, close to 40% were tied to the vehicle’s brake

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