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  • Brake Safety Week begins

    September 16, 2018 10:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREENBELT, Md. – Roadside enforcement teams across North America are placing a particular focus on stopping power today as the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance launches Brake Safety Week, running from Sept. 16-22. Inspectors will largely be conducting the 37-step Level

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    Haldex’s Grey-Rock friction turns 90

    September 2, 2018 12:01PM by Truck News

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. – Haldex has announced its Grey-Rock heavy-duty friction products line is celebrating its 90th anniversary next year. “Over the past 90 years Grey-Rock has outfitted hundreds of millions of shoes with the gold standard of stability and

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    Centric unveils air disc brake line-up

    August 20, 2018 1:42PM by johng@newcom.ca

    Centric Parts, a division of APC Automotive Technologies, has unveiled a new air disc brake program for Class 7 and 8 vehicles. The offerings include air disc brake pads, rotors and repair kits for all makes. The pads are available

  • Atmore weigh station one of the most advanced in Canada

    July 27, 2018 11:32PM by Derek Clouthier

    ATMORE, Alta. – A new Alberta weigh station is setting the bar when it comes to technology. At the top of its class in Canada, you’d have to travel south of the border to find a commercial truck weigh station

  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by johng@newcom.ca

    GREEBELT, Md. – A surprise Brake Safety Day inspection blitz in Canada and the U.S. put 1,595 trucks out of service for brake violations on April 25, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) reports. There were 11,531 inspections conducted overall,

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    Stemco to open new brake friction manufacturing facility

    June 14, 2017 4:13PM by Truck News

    ROME, Ga. – Stemco has announced the upcoming opening of its first brake friction production plant. The 43,000 sq.-ft. plant, located in Rome, Ga., will open in July and will manufacture brake shoes and friction components for medium- and heavy-duty

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    Detect improper brake strokes with Visi-Chek

    February 8, 2016 11:36AM by Truck West

    CULLMAN, Ala. – Green means you’re OK and red indicates further inspection is required with TSE Brakes Inc.’s new Visi-Chek visual brake stroke indicator, which helps drivers ensure their vehicle’s brake stroke is in compliance. “This amazing new product allows

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    New braking technology saves more than time

    December 21, 2015 3:33PM by Truck News

    CULLMAN, Ala. – TSE Brakes Inc. has introduced new technology that it says brings easier installation, fewer necessary model numbers and better chamber sealing to braking systems. Benefits of variable clocking technology (VCT), according to TSE Brakes, is up to

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    Bendix offers S-cam brake maintenance tips

    July 2, 2015 10:21AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — As part of its Tech Tips series, Bendix is offering advice on how to properly maintain S-cam brakes. “It’s easy to view preventive maintenance as a quick adjustment, grease job, and new brake pads, but there’s much

  • Five brake tips for Brake Safety Week

    September 5, 2014 10:49AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — Brake Safety Week is approaching Sept. 7-13 and with that in mind, Bendix has assembled a list of five need-to-know tips to help ensure fleet operators stay in compliance. Brake Safety Week, also known as Operation Airbrake,

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    Bendix expands brake shoe remanufacturing capabilities

    August 18, 2014 6:21AM by Truck News

    HUNTINGTON, Ind. — Bendix has announced it has expanded remanufacturing capabilities at its Huntington, Ind. plant. The company has invested US$3.2 million into the facility, which produces remanufactured brake shoes, handling the complete salvage, coining and assembly processes. Bendix has

  • Don’t get parked for brake-related defects during Roadcheck

    June 2, 2014 7:55AM by Truck News

    ELYRIA, Ohio — The North America-wide Roadcheck enforcement blitz will be held this week and with that in mind, Bendix is offering tips on how to pass roadside inspections. It’s expected tens of thousands of trucks will be inspected during