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Video: CVSA Inspections Episode 6: Wheel Ends

May 16, 2018 by elizabeth

We’re less than a month away from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck sceduled for June 5-7 2018.

With that in mind we take a look back at this 2017 video series with Today’s Trucking editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor who explain every step in a CVSA inspection.

In this episode we look at wheel ends.

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Video: CVSA Inspections Episode 5: The Front of the Truck

May 16, 2018 by elizabeth

We’re less than a month away from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck sceduled for June 5-7 2018.

With that in mind we take a look back at this 2017 video series with Today’s Trucking editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor who explain every step in a CVSA inspection.

In this episode we look at the front of the truck.

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Video: CVSA Inspections Episode 4: First Things First

May 14, 2018 by elizabeth

We’re less than a month away from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck sceduled for June 5-7 2018.

With that in mind we take a look back at this 2017 video series with Today’s Trucking editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor who explain every step in a CVSA inspection.

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Video: CVSA Inspections Episode 3: The Paperwork

May 14, 2018 by elizabeth

We’re less than a month away from the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA) International Roadcheck sceduled for June 5-7 2018.

With that in mind we take a look back at this 2017 video series with Today’s Trucking editor John G. Smith and Samantha Sarasin, Ontario Ministry of Transportation enforcement officer and provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance (CVSA) instructor who explain every step in a CVSA inspection.

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Protect onboard video from cyber threats

April 6, 2018 by John Smith

TORONTO, Ont. — Connected objects are increasingly becoming a part of our business, our vehicles, and our lives. With that comes an increased potential to be hacked. Knowing who handles your data, and where they’re located, is one step in making […]

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Fleet Complete’s video Vision

April 5, 2018 by John Smith

Fleet Complete Vision is combining telematics technology and mobile video in an offering that fully integrates with the Fleet Complete platform.

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Top 10 of 17 — PeopleNet’s wireless backup camera

December 19, 2017 by John Smith

PeopleNet has unveiled a wireless trailer backup camera that automatically pairs with any PeopleNet Video Intelligence ­receiver in the cab. Since it’s powered by the Antilock Braking System, there’s no battery to charge.

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Blitz results revealed by CVSA

December 18, 2017 by John Smith

GREENBELT, MD – Inspectors issued 59,193 warnings and citations in Canada and the U.S. during the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s (CVSA’s) Operation Safe Driver Week, which ran from October 15 to 21. And passenger vehicle drivers were more likely than their commercial counterparts to be caught speeding.
State and local moving violations represented 84.2% of the 38,878 warnings and citations for commercial vehicle drivers, with speeding (7.4%), failing to use a seat belt (2.6%), failing to obey a traffic control device (2.5%), and using a handheld phone (0.8%) rounding out the top five.
Among passenger vehicle drivers, the 20,315 citations and warnings involved speeding (43.5%), state and local moving violations (36.2%), failing to use a seat belt (9.4%), failing to obey a traffic control device (2.3%), and improper lane changes (1.5%).
Less than 1% of the warnings and citations were for following too closely.

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Video and sensors combined

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

Zonar Coach is a video-based coaching system that captures video and combines it with G-sensor data that detects an event. The end result offers real-time instructions to drivers to help prevent accidents, improve efficiency, and remain compliant, the company says.

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System senses distractions

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

SmartDrive’s new SmartSense is a new line of sensors designed to identify dangerous driving risks.

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Lytx, DriveCam eliminating ‘blind spots’

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

Lytx Video Services are combining a cloud-connected event recorder and video cameras to offer fleet managers a view around trucks up to a week after an incident.

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Wireless backup camera

October 30, 2017 by John Smith

PeopleNet is using some advanced technology to offer a better view of the space behind you – with a wireless trailer backup camera that automatically pairs with any PeopleNet Video Intelligence receiver in the cab.

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Mack, Lytx exploring video for refuse trucks

October 27, 2017 by John Smith

NIAGARA FALLS, ON – Mack Trucks has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding with Lytx as it explores the potential of video feeds for refuse vehicles.

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Big data generating big returns

October 25, 2017 by John Smith

ORLANDO, FL – Data ranging from maintenance costs to video images is increasingly helping fleets to drive down the cost of everything from on-road repairs to collisions. And those who dig a little deeper can realize some of the biggest savings of all.

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Videos dive into new Volvo VNR

August 2, 2017 by John Smith

TORONTO, ON – Today’s Trucking has unveiled three new videos exploring Volvo’s new VNR regional tractor, with equipment editor Jim Park taking the wheel.