05 Jun

Michelin taking the air out of tires

MONTREAL, Que. — Michelin has unveiled plans for an airless tire known as Uptis (Unique Puncture-Proof Tire System), developed in conjunction with General Motors and to enter production as early as 2024. Initially designed with cars in mind, there are…

03 Jun

Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

Did you know? Most serious injuries to professional truck drivers occur when you’re not behind the wheel As a commercial driver, when you think about your job, it’s unlikely that you imagine getting injured by falling from a height. However,…

03 Jun

Keep Yourself Safe on the Job

Did you know? Most serious injuries to professional truck drivers occur when you’re not behind the wheel As a commercial driver, when you think about your job, it’s unlikely that you imagine getting injured by falling from a height. However,…

17 Sep

Jost International names new director of aftermarket business development

GRAND HAVEN, Mich. — Jost International has promoted Mike Jones to the new position of director of aftermarket business development. The population of Jost fifth wheels in North America is rapidly approaching 700,000 units. As the number of vehicles with Jost…

12 Sep

Distracted driving can be costly for fleets, and tragic

HOUSTON, Texas – Collisions can be costly for fleets, and one of the most common causes of an accident is distracted driving. Speaking during the final day of the PeopleNet in.sight User Conference in Houston, C.J. Meurell, co-founder of Motion…

06 Sep

Bendix’s electronic parking brakes look to eliminate rollaways

ELYRIA, Ohio — The age-old red and yellow push/pull knobs used to activate and deactivate truck and trailer parking brakes may soon be a thing of the past, replaced with modern switches that also improve safety. Bendix described its new…