Federal trucking regulators have received exemption requests from motor carriers looking for long-term authority to deploy a brake-lamp technology with a pulsating bulb feature.February 14, 2023
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has denied an exemption to the manufacturer of a brake-lamp technology with a pulsating bulb feature intended to help reduce rear-end collisions with trucks and trailers.October 13, 2022
The owner of brake-lamp technology with a pulsating bulb feature intended to help reduce rear-end collisions with trucks and trailers has asked a federal appellate court to compel the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to act on a long-pending exemption request to permit the company to deploy the system.September 14, 2022
Commercial motor vehicle inspectors in Canada, Mexico and the U.S. conducted 35,764 inspections during Brake Safety Week, placing 12% of the vehicles inspected out of service due to critical brake-related conditions.October 25, 2021
CLEVELAND — Brake actuator and adjuster manufacturer TSE Brakes Inc., announced on Sept. 12 the launch of its TSE-Sense smart air brake actuator during American Trucking Associations’ 2021 Technology & Maintenance Council Fall Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibition.
Jacobs Vehicle Systems, a manufacturer of engine retarding and valve actuation systems for the commercial vehicle industry, announced it started U.S. production of its Fulcrum Bridge product.September 13, 2021
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has announced plans “over the next year and beyond” to issue a new proposal that would set standards and require heavy trucks to be equipped with automatic emergency braking systems.June 14, 2021
Motor Wheel, the manufacturer of CentriFuse brake drums and Crewson brake adjusters, announced the re-colorization of its CentriFuse brake drums to differentiate the products from what the company called imitations and off-shore clones.June 11, 2021