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AI Technology Predicts Jobsite Accidents

By Team Writer / September 15, 2019

There’s a new form of technology that will predict accidents on job sites. The companies Suffolk and Smartvid are developing technology that incorporates deep-learning algorithm and image-reconstructing software, and utilizes on-site cameras. After taking shots of ongoing work, the software analyzes the images and compares them to data. So, it can be put to work […]

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Addressing uptime and driver retention with the proper equipment

By Team Writer / September 13, 2019

Two very important considerations for fleets in the truck industry are uptime and driver retention. The Hendrickson Company’s ZMD air spring seeks to alleviate both of these concerns, and provide a product that requires no maintenance at all. It uses pressurized air to create a shock absorbing mechanism, which results in a better truck as […]

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2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray vs. Ford GT: A Specs Comparison

By Team Writer / September 11, 2019

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray and the Ford GT are vastly different cars. The GT is more powerful. You cannot manually shift gears in either car. The Corvette has the superior storage space. The GT’s wheels are all the same size, while the Corvette’s are slightly bigger in the back. The Corvette has vaster customization […]

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Peloton Scores a Platooning Point

By Team Writer / September 9, 2019

The California-based Peloton Technology has emerged as one of the leading voices in truck platooning, which is essentially a connected system of multiple trucks. While many thought platooning was not showing much promise, Peloton stayed confident in the idea and CEO Josh Switkes announced a new system where the secondary truck does not need a […]

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Refreshing or Revolting: 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray

By Team Writer / September 7, 2019

The 2020 Chevrolet Corvette Stingray has been fully revealed, and with it the chance to see how it stacks up against its predecessor, the C7 Corvette. The new Corvette is more angular in its design, and the rear of the car is less square than before. It is a little longer in length and a […]

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How to Make Three-Point Turns

By Team Writer / September 5, 2019

Just because three point turns are slow doesn’t mean it’s safe. Losing focus means backing into a curb, object, or pedestrian. Signal first, look over your shoulder, mirror check. Repeat with left side, and look for oncoming traffic. Steer all the way to the left and drive to the curb on the other side. Reverse […]

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What to Consider When Choosing Lift Axles

By Team Writer / September 1, 2019

Adding lift axles to your truck comes with both pros and cons. Although it allows the truck to carry a greater weight, it also makes maneuverability more difficult. One also has to consider that an axle design that’s acceptable in one state might not be acceptable in another. Different types of lift axles can potentially […]

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