safety systems


Editorial: Making Connections at IAA

Connectivity was all the rage during this week’s media preview for the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany, with many manufacturers touting the value and capability of the technologies they’re developing and deploying for their customers.

September 20, 2018
Equipment, Safety

Safety Systems Start With Anti-lock Brakes

Meritor Wabco smoke machine

Sales of active safety systems are rising and, as of next summer, the first versions will become mandatory on new U.S. heavy-duty tractors. Two of the largest suppliers to truck makers keep making the systems more capable, but no matter how sophisticated they get, they all start with anti-lock brakes.

Jonathan S. Reiskin | Associate News Editor
June 17, 2016