Truck drivers who once shunned in-dash cameras are now becoming more comfortable with the technology as a way of protecting themselves from wrongful blame, industry stakeholders say
Posted Tuesday June 04, 2019 in Technology
Advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) and automated driving systems (ADS) for commercial vehicles have been gaining market attention for several years, but while growth is expected to accelerate once the technology is fully developed, volumes will remain low over the next decade.
While signs have been pointing to a slowdown, Class 8 truck production is expected to continue growing for most of 2019, tapering off by the end of the year and into 2020.
The federal government announced that revenue from the national carbon pricing system can be used to support fleets that invest in clean trucking technologies
At the opening the Canadian Transportation Research Forum’s (CTRF) annual conference Geoffrey Wood, highlighted how the Humboldt tragedy, perhaps the most significant “disruption” to impact trucking in recent memory, led to several changes within the industry.
Preliminary findings released by the National Transportation Safety Board on indicate that the autonomous vehicle control system onboard a Tesla Model 3 electric car was engaged when the sedan collided with a tractor-trailer near in Florida on March 1.
Posted Friday May 24, 2019 in Technology
Trucks without mirrors could soon become a reality, trucking industry manufacturers predict.