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NTEA releases 2024 edition of CV certification guide

NTEA tells us the new edition features several changes including shortened label information and improved organization for better searchability.

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Steering shaft assembly issues prompt Freightliner recall

The National Highway Transportation Safety Administration has announced a recall on select Freightliner 108SD, 114SD, and Business Class M2 vehicles. The steering shaft assembly of the affected vehicles may have been installed incorrectly, potentially leading to a loss of control. The full recall notice appears below: Incorrectly Installed Steering Shaft Assembly A loss of connection

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A clear view: Meeting new FMVSS 111 rearview camera requirements

In the works since the passage of the Cameron Gulbransen Kids Transportation Safety Act of 2007, the newly enacted update to Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard (FMVSS) No. 111 by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) sets new rear vision system requirements for vehicles with a 10,000-lb. or lower Gross Vehicle Weight Rating. Information

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Crash avoidance field study touts collision avoidance system usage

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Field Study of Heavy-Vehicle Crash Avoidance Systems has found that trucks equipped with collision avoidance systems for a 12-month period experienced no rear-end crashes with vehicles traveling ahead. Overall systems worked as intended with no negative impact to safe driving behavior, according to the study. Additionally, fleet safety

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American Truck Dealers comment on Greenhouse Gas

Recently, at a joint meeting of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Eric Jorgensen, chairman of the American Truck Dealers (ATD), said that the Phase II of the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) initiative needs to make certain that truck and engine efficiency standards are affordable

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