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Samsara launches Camera Connector

Samsara has released Camera Connector, a new product that connects side, rear, and interior vehicle camera feeds to Samsara’s Connected Operations Cloud. By bringing cloud connectivity to third-party cameras for the first time, Samsara says Camera Connector allows organizations to leverage existing vehicle camera investments to reduce safety incidents, protect against not-at-fault claims and enhance

Bendix talks safety system data at the HD Repair Forum

In addition to protecting your fleet and drivers from accidents, advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) also gather quite a bit of data that can be useful to a fleet. Jim Barber, Bendix director of fleet sales and service, NA-West, addressed the topic in a recent talk at the Heavy Duty Repair Forum in September. “Our

Seeing the safety difference of camera monitor systems

The “no zones.” Long before I was editor of Fleet Equipment, a driver’s ed. video introduced me to the multitude of blind spots that surround a truck. Corny to be sure, but effective as I’ve remembered that song for (counts the years since getting a license)… far too long. Fitting then that another video would

Volvo Trucks enables expanded video recorder, driver-facing camera with Bendix SafetyDirect

Bendix announced the release of its fifth-generation SafetyDirect Processor (SDP5 Full) on the Volvo VNL, VNR, and VHD models. The SDP5 Full processor, delivering new capabilities for the online SafetyDirect platform by Bendix, enables features such as a digital video recorder (DVR) that continuously records up to 145 hours of streaming video from Bendix’s forward-facing

Stoneridge announces second MirrorEye award with commercial vehicle OEM

Stoneridge, Inc. has earned its second MirrorEye Camera Monitor System (CMS) award with a commercial vehicle OEM, the company says.

Michelin, Volvo recognize safest truck fleets

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has again partnered with Volvo Trucks for the 2012 Volvo Trucks Safety Award, which recently recognized two category award winners for highway safety in the trucking industry.

Mack Trucks offers advanced collision avoidance technology

Mack Trucks has expanded its safety offering for on-highway customers with the addition of collision mitigation technology that can help avoid rear-end collisions. The Bendix Wingman Advanced – A Collision Mitigation Technology is now an option on all Mack Pinnacle highway models.

Meritor WABCO showcases latest safety innovations

Meritor WABCO has introduced several new products, including the next generation of its OnGuard collision safety system; the next generation of its Lane Departure Warning system; and ESCsmart technology designed to enhance the performance, functionality and flexibility of electronic stability control.

CoPilot Truck is in-cab navigation solution for Qualcomm’s MCP50

CoPilot Truck Optimized by Qualcomm is now available for Qualcomm’s Mobile Computing Platform 50 (MCP50). The product is designed to help fleets reduce out-of-route mileage, increase driver efficiency and compliance, and improve driver safety.

SafetyTrax offers web browser solution

SafetyTrax AVL is a web-based fleet tracking and management solution scalable from a single vehicle up to thousands. It provides single click access to fleet dashboards, customizable reports and compliance tools, as well as real-time, user-defined alerts.

WABCO showcases vehicle safety, efficiency innovations

The company’s OnGuardPlus emergency braking system’ OptiDrive automated manual transmission technology and Maxxus single-piston air disc brake increase vehicle safety and efficiency, and improve driver effectiveness and environmental sustainability.

FMCSA outlines CSA, considers creating HAZMAT BASIC

According to Vigillo, the FMCSA has described the soon-to-be-released “improvements” to CSA’s methodology, including the creation of a new HAZMAT BASIC.