In this Issue:
- Fuso Introduces 2013 Canter
- The Most Common Risky Commercial Truck Driving Behaviors
- The Latest in New Truck Tires
- Safety Tip: Emergency Stops on the Freeway
- New Study Finds Significant Safety Benefits in Limiting Truck Speeds
- Fun Truck Photo
Fuso Introduces 2013 CanterFrom: Light & Medium Duty Truck magazine, May 2012
Mitsubishi Fuso Truck of America, Inc. used the Work Truck Show to display the 2013 Canter models. The trucks are in production now. The trucks received a major renew for the 2012 year, so there are few changes for the 2013. (More…)
The Most Common Risky Commercial
Truck Driving Behaviors
By Del Lisk, DriveCam
Each year statistics are published listing the most common risky behaviors. This information often becomes a directional focal point for fleet safety efforts by fleet operators, as well as other organizations with a stake in reducing traffic collisions. Most of this data is drawn (more…)
The Latest in New Truck TiresFrom: www.worktruckonline.com
LOUISVILLE, KY - There were plenty of new truck tires and truck tire technologies, at the 2012 Mid-America Trucking Show (MATS) at the Kentucky Expo Center in Louisville, Ken., according to Modern Tire Dealer magazine. (More…)
Safety Tip: Emergency Stops on the Freeway
This week’s safety tip concerns how to deal with emergency stops on a freeway. This can, of course, be a very stressful experience for a driver, especially if the spot where the vehicle breaks down happens to be out of cell phone range or the driver’s phone battery is drained.
Some freeways have emergency call boxes (more…)
New Study Finds Significant Safety
Benefits in Limiting Truck SpeedsFrom: www.businessfleet.com
Research released last week by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) confirms the clear safety benefits of using technology to electronically govern and limit the top speed of commercial trucks.
“This study confirms what ATA has been saying for years: (more…)
Fun Truck Photo
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