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Truck brake fade: Why it happens and what you can do to minimize it

You apply the brakes and the truck stops. Simple. Until it’s not. Just about every truck driver is going to experience brake fade, which is most accurately and scientifically described as “the condition in which the thermal capacity of the braking system has been exceeded and the system operates at reduced effectiveness.” More to the

Hyundai Translead to offer Bendix ADB22X-LT trailer brake

Hyundai Translead now offers the Bendix ADB22X-LT from Bendix Spicer Foundation Brake. The Bendix ADB22X-LT, with a 23,000-lb. brake rating, was engineered exclusively for trailers. It weighs in at 40 lbs. per tandem axle lighter than its companion Bendix ADB22X air disc brake, making it the lightest air disc brake available in North America. Lighter wheel

International Truck makes Bendix air disc brakes standard on LT series

International Truck will make Bendix air disc brakes standard on all axles for all models of its LT Series of heavy-duty trucks. The International LT Series in 6×4, 6×2, and 4×2 configurations now feature Bendix ADB22X air disc brakes as a standard offering on all axles. The Bendix ADB22X air disc brake from Bendix Spicer Foundation

Answering your trailer brake questions

Being the crucial pieces of equipment they are, brakes are always on the forefronts of fleet managers’ minds when it comes to upgrades and maintenance. With the continued steady growth of disc brake adoption on both tractors and trailers, you may have some questions, like whether to use disc brakes or drum brakes on your

Top maintenance tips for trailer brakes

Maintenance for brakes is, obviously, crucial—the brakes are what stops the truck, after all. More fleets are spec’ing air disc brakes, but as these brakes are new to a lot of fleets, they may not be aware of what needs to be looked at when it comes to preventative maintenance. Here’s what several brake experts

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Good preventative maintenance can cure CSA headaches

Ever since the Federal Motor Carriers Safety Administration launched its initiative called Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA) there has been increased attention to the condition of over-the-road equipment. Everyone wants to avoid problems during a roadside inspection because every infraction will be reported to the FMCSA and made public via the Internet. According to some fleet

Avoiding CSA Headaches Violations