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Hazmat/Safety

Inspectors park 570 vehicles for brake violations

June 12, 2024
20% brake violations accounted for 57.9% of all out-of-service infractions during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 2024 Brake Safety Day event
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Trucks

Class 8 truck orders beat expectations

June 7, 2024
Industry analysts report significant month-over-month and year-over-year increases in May, helping abate fears of a decline in demand
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Hazmat/Safety

E-Smart intros active seat belt safety system

June 6, 2024
New E-Smart Seat Belt, available in Q3, monitors drivers’ seat belt usage, limits vehicle speeds when seat belts are not in use
Peterbilt
Green Trends

Peterbilt adds low-NOx engine for 3 models

Newly available Paccar MX-13 low-nitrogen oxide engine with redesigned hardware and aftertreatment for 579, 567, and 589 trucks meets CARB regulations
Equipment

Hendrickson acquires Reyco Granning business

June 5, 2024
Addition of Mt. Vernon, Missouri-based supplier’s truck suspension operation expected to expand Hendrickson’s ride solutions reach and manufacturing footprint
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Fleet Management

Lease-purchase abuse: Bad-actor carriers a bulk problem, too

June 5, 2024
Transportation attorney says abusive lease-purchase deals are chasing potential tank truckers out of the industry, supressing rates, driving up premiums—and damaging safety efforts...