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    Wabco remans trailer ABS, steering gears

    January 31, 2019 3:00PM by John G Smith

    Wabco has introduced remanufactured versions of its Easy-Stop trailer ABS systems, as well as steering gears. The ABS is available in one- and two-modulator configurations with the options that will help keep wheels from locking up, and avoiding excessive tire

  • Brake blitz grounds 12.4% in Canada

    July 17, 2018 11:20AM by John G Smith

    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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    Tech is your co-pilot. What’s changed?

    August 1, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    SCHAUMBURG, IL – Advanced driver assistance systems like the ones that sound an alarm if you’re tailgating — or even apply vehicle brakes automatically — are proving themselves to be more than a novelty.

    Schneider has already equipped 12,000 of its trucks with autonomous emergency braking systems that will act if a crash seems imminent. Related collisions have now dropped by 69% and their severity has plunged 95%, says Thomas DiSalvi, the fleet’s vice president – safety and loss prevention. “This is ready for prime time.”

    The underlying technologies have clearly come a long way, according to participants in a roundtable hosted this week by the U.S. National Safety Council.

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    Brake safety blitz results revealed

    July 17, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    GREENBELT, MD – About 12% of the 9,500 vehicles inspected during a surprise Brake Safety Day on May 3 were placed out of service because of brake defects, the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance says.

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    Two of Navistar’s Trucks Get Equipped with Meritor’s ABS Product

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Meritor WABCO anti-lock braking system (ABS) is now standard equipment on two of Navistar’s class 8 trucks, the International ProStar and the LoneStar.

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    BENDIX DIAGNOSTICS, TRAINING SOFTWARE

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    New software applications help technicians diagnose, repair, and recalibrate ABS, traction and stability systems.

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    ABS DIAGNOSTIC SOFTWARE

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Bendix offers new Acom 5.4 free of charge