Friday, September 22, 2017
Technology
PIT Group to test and verify ELDs

PIT Group to test and verify ELDs

ATLANTA — PIT Group, an engineering and research group for the North American trucking industry, said it will offer testing and verification of electronic logging devices.

Eaton, Cummins to include new linehaul transmission model in powertrain portfolio

Eaton, Cummins to include new linehaul transmission model in powertrain portfolio

GALESBURG, Mich. and COLUMBUS, Ind. — Power management company Eaton and power provider Cummins Inc. have expanded the SmartAdvantage powertrain portfolio to now include a new transmission model with 1,850 lb.-ft. torque capacity.

TMW Systems offers Web interface for managing HOS, dispatch

TMW Systems offers Web interface for managing HOS, dispatch

NASHVILLE, Tenn. — TMW Systems now offers a mobile Web interface for the transportation industry that enables drivers to review and manage trip details, messages and other important information through their Android or iOS mobile devices.

CarriersEdge offering full suite of inspection courses

CarriersEdge offering full suite of inspection courses

The CarriersEdge Inspecting the Trailer course guides drivers through how to inspect the body of the trailer, the proper method of coupling a trailer and how to inspect the coupling components, as well as items to inspect at each axle. (Courtesy: CARRIERSEDGE)

Tesla CEO: Criticism of self-driving cars can kill people

Tesla CEO: Criticism of self-driving cars can kill people

DETROIT — Self-driving cars hold the promise of saving thousands of lives each year on U.S. roads. But does pointing out flaws with the technology effectively put people in danger?

NTSB, Safety Council meeting Oct. 27 in D.C. to discuss maximizing technology to save lives

NTSB, Safety Council meeting Oct. 27 in D.C. to discuss maximizing technology to save lives

WASHINGTON —The National Transportation Safety Board and the National Safety Council on October 27 will convene an expert panel of government officials, car manufacturers, researchers, automobile media groups, industry associations, and safety advocates here to discuss driver assistance technologies and what they mean for safety.

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