Having been in the trucking industry for nearly 35 years, Denise Rondini has seen a demo or two. Here Denise takes you inside a day on the track with the Bendix Demo Team.
There is never any shortage of interesting news, speculation, and trendspotting at the IAA Commercial Vehicles show in Hanover, Germany – and this year’s exhibition was no different.
For evidence of how quickly things are advancing in the world of commercial vehicle braking and safety systems, here’s a quick look at a few not-too-distant mileposts in the rearview mirror..
Parents and kids across North America deserve to feel safe when it comes to bus riding, which is why Bendix continues to work to help put drivers and passengers in safer buses every day.
One of the most common questions we hear from fleets and drivers who are considering air disc brakes is “How long will my pads last?” And it’s understandable...
The new Bendix Air Disc Brake Value Calculator makes calcuating the ROI of air disc brakes as easy as ever!
How will we know when we're ready for truly autonomous trucks on our roadways? Well not until they pass this test...
Eliminating standard safety technoliges from your truck spec can save hundred of dollars...but does it really save in the end?
Of course, the data only shows the numbers, not the reasons why. Much as I'd like to delve into this aspect, there's really a need for more methodical research in this area.
Checking your tire pressure? Temperature matters, too, so remember: Measuring psi when things are cool is the rule.
Everybody knows how important it is to keep your truck’s tires inflated to the right pressure: safety, stopping distance, fuel efficiency, operating costs, and tire life are all directly rela
Autonomous vehicles or automated vehicles? Believe it or not, there is a difference. And, for the most part, nearly everyone is using autonomous in the wrong way.
Part one of this blog takes a look inside the numbers released in the FMCSA’s “Large Truck and Bus Crash Facts” report.
One of the neat things I get to do in my role at Bendix is manage the talented group that makes up our customer solutions demo team...
Just as ABS is the foundation for a lot of great braking system improvements, such as stability control, DAS technologies are the building blocks for the next generation – the future...
Why are drivers going to be around for longer than the technologically roaring 2020s? A few reasons come to mind...
Today, there’s a lot of talk about automated/autonomous vehicle technologies and, if you were to believe the pundits (and those beholden to venture capitalists), we’ll be riding around in dri
How do you maintain an advanced driver assistance system on a tractor or truck?
The 4-Is of active safety and future autonomy--information, intelligence, intervention and insight will help systems advance from active safety technologies through driver assistance systems
Why check your spec? Simple. Because you may not be getting what you think you’re getting...
Who is leading the way in automation developments? What do you foresee as the primary first use for any autonomous truck ...
More and more driver “assistance” systems are being sold – or at least interpreted – as driver “replacement” systems. This post discusses why it’s important for the driver to...
Driver assistance systems, they didn’t just appear overnight, right? This post discusses how antilock braking systems – or ABS – started us on the path to where we are today.
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