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    Maintenance council tackling brake adjustment

    March 9, 2018 12:00AM by Jim Park

    ATLANTA, Ga. – The Technology and Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations (TMC) is looking to establish recommended maintenance practices to address excessive stroke in S-cam brakes. The result will provide a diagnostic and troubleshooting guide to help technicians

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    Ep 16: Brake Adjustments

    June 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Brake adjustment continues to be the leading defect identified during roadside inspections. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, discuss how inspectors mark and measure the brakes.

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    Ep 14: Brake Components

    June 9, 2017 12:00AM by John G Smith

    Brakes continue to be the main source of defects identified during roadside inspections. Editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor, explore the related components including brake chambers, slack adjusters and more. And do you know the size of chamber you have? It makes a difference.

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    BRAKE ADJUSTMENT: SHOCKING DRIVER STUDY

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    A CVSA study shows a tiny percentage of drivers understand brake adjustment.

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    AIR BRAKE TRAINING

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith

    Air Brake Interactive is a state-of-the-art, multimedia training program.

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    Spectra to Add Brake Monitoring

    August 1, 2014 12:00AM by Martin Smith