Government, Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

FMCSA Denies’s HOS Exemption Request

Interior of Pronto autonomous car's Copilot advanced driver assistance system undergoing a test in a car. ( via Vimeo)

FMCSA has denied an application from Pronto .ai requesting an exemption from the 11-hour driving limit and the 14-hour driving window in the hours-of-service requirements.

Eric Miller | Senior Reporter
September 25, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety

Stoneridge-Orlaco Announces SideEye Blind-Spot Detection System

Truck mirrors Truck with rearview and blind-spot mirrors. (Harry Wedzinga/Getty Images)

Technology provider Stoneridge-Orlaco introduced active camera and radar detection system SideEye, which is intended to reduce blind spots and increase safety.

July 24, 2020
Business, Technology, Safety, Autonomous

Enhanced Bendix System Available in Kenworth Models

Bendix Wingman Fusion Kenworth truck Kenworth

Bendix Commercial Vehicle System’s advanced driver assistance system is available for new heavy- and medium-duty Kenworth trucks, the company announced March 13.

March 13, 2020
Business, Technology, Equipment

E-Smart to Supply Western Express Fleet With Geofencing

E-Smart's Matthew Boivin E-Smart's Mathieu Boivin by Jim Stinson/Transport Topics

SAN DIEGO — E-Smart, an Indiana-based technology company, said it has contracted with truckload carrier Western Express to equip the entire Tennessee-based fleet of more than 3,000 power units with E-Smart’s Advanced Driver Assistance System and geofencing software, which uses fuel management to control vehicle speed.

Jim Stinson | Staff Reporter
October 6, 2019
Government, Business

ATA's Spear Urges Membership to Challenge California Worker Classification Law

ATA's Chris Spear (left), Randy Guillot ATA President Chris Spear, shown with incoming Chairman Randy Guillot (right) says, "We really need to turn up the volume on this [law] and let it be known that it is eroding choice." (John Sommers II for Transport Topics)

American Trucking Association President Chris Spear is urging member companies — especially those in California — to ramp up efforts to fight legislation that was signed into law by Gov. Gavin Newsom that makes it easier for independent contractors to become reclassified as employees of motor carriers.

Dan Ronan | Associate News Editor
October 6, 2019

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