Volvo Dynamic Steering (VDS) is an ultra-responsive steering system designed to lessen steering force up to 85%, Volvo says. VDS will be available as an option in the Volvo VNL and VNR models in early 2020.
NRS Brakes has added 57 new SKUs to its North American-made galvanized brake pad lineup, representing coverage for an additional 1,600 vehicles applications.
Lytx has shared its data showing drowsy driving and falling asleep behind the wheel are dramatically declining among commercial drivers who use the Lytx Driver Safety Program.
The Global Brake Safety Council has added Brian F. Chase to its team. Chase is the lead forensics investigator and expert witness in the October 2018 New York limousine crash, which was a direct result of catastrophic brake failure.
Voyager has released the VCAHD140LB Light Bar Camera, which combines an additional rear light bar with an analog high definition camera.
Schneider recently honored hundreds of its most accomplished drivers with awards celebrating career driving milestones. Included in the awards were Haul of Fame inductions, Million Mile Driver Awards and Consecutive Safe Driving Year Awards.
The new service, free to current Drivewyze customers, was announced in conjunction with a Colorado Department of Transportation’s press conference that launched its “The Mountain Rules” truck safety campaign.
PrePass Safety Alliance developed the Colorado-specific alerts in collaboration with the Colorado Department of Transportation, the Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Motor Carriers Association.
The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) published a notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on changes to hours of service (HOS) rules to increase safety on America’s roadways by updating existing regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers.
The Friction Material Standards Institute (FMSI) has been working with officials at the U.S. Customs and Border Patrol and Homeland Security to identify counterfeit brake products and companies who violate FMSI’s intellectual property rights ahead of the 2019 Automotive Aftermarket Products Expo (AAPEX).
Through its Premier Distributor Program (PDP), Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC recognizes distributors for their outstanding performance on behalf of fleet customers, owner-operators and service repair facilities across North America. This year, Bendix honors 36 companies for earning the program’s highest ranking of platinum.
The new SafeBraking.com is designed to be a forum for technicians, DIYers and professional installers to talk about automotive brakes and cars.