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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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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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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
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

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...