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Peloton shows truck platooning in Michigan; commercial release set for 2018

Working with major truck OEM’s, safety suppliers and leading fleets, Peloton plans to release its driver-assistive truck platooning system in 2018.

SmartDrive’s driver assist tech recognized by BIG Awards program

SmartDrive's SmartSense Intelligence Suite is a finalist in the Business Intelligence Group’s BIG Awards for Business New Product of the Year category.

Bulkmatic Transport renews Smartdrive video safety program

Bulkmatic implemented the SmartDrive program in 2014, and has since achieved a 50 percent reduction in the number of DOT-recordable accidents.

Truck-involved highway fatalities climbed in 2016, NTSB says

There were 722 fatalities resulting from crashes involving medium- and heavy-duty trucks in 2016 compared to 665 in 2015.

PeopleNet Video Intelligence gets Tekne award

PeopleNet’s Video Intelligence solution was selected by a panel of judges out of three finalists in the category.
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ATA names National Driver of the Year, honors fleets for safety

Walmart Transportation driver Gary Plant was recently named the National Driver of the Year by the American Trucking Associations’ Safety Management Council.

Decker Truck Line installs SmartDrive video safety program

Decker Truck Line, a family-owned company providing transportation and logistics services nationwide, has selected the SmartDrive video-based safety program.

Machine vision, AI, driving an evolution in fleet safety

Video event recorders and telematics platforms are advancing rapidly by using machine vision and artificial intelligence (AI).

2.5 million fire extinguishers sold in commercial trucks recalled

NHTSA says Kidde will notify vehicle manufacturers that equipped new vehicles with the affected extinguishers, and those manufacturers will issue recalls to notify owners. Kidde will notify those who purchased ...

IBM business creates weather dashboard for drivers, fleets

The dashboard is a customizable application that gives up-to-date weather and road conditions.

Ryder System implements DriveCam video safety

Ryder System announced its implementation of Lytx’s flagship product, DriveCam, into 4,400 Ryder vehicles.

PeopleNet adds backup camera, new easy install gateway device, and more

PeopleNet introduced four new fleet mobility products focused on security, safety and efficiency.

SmartDrive adds distracted driver technology

SmartDrive Systems introduced SmartSense for Distracted Driving, an in-cab, driver-facing sensor-based system that uses advanced computer vision-based algorithms, paired with the SmartDrive video analytics platform, to identify distracted driving incidents ...

Wabco adds to ADAS suite with OnSide blind spot alert system

Wabco introduced its OnSide advanced blind spot detection system for commercial trucks and trailers. The short-range radar-based system monitors and provides a visual signal as cars enter the truck’s blind ...

Sunstate Carriers chooses SmartDrive video-based safety program

Sunstate skipped a lengthy pilot program and installed SmartDrive across its entire fleet to begin immediately protecting its drivers.
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