A wild animal bolts into the road, giving a trucker little to no time to avoid a collision. It could happen just about anywhere.
Heavy-duty trucks with collision avoidance, emergency braking and other safety technologies are beginning to enter the used truck market, potentially making the roads safer as older trucks are retired.
AI startup Nauto claims to have saved fleets nearly $180 million in accident costs.
FreightWaves chief analytics officer Dean Croke – who has also driven more than 2 million miles behind the wheel of heavy-duty trucks – previews Copilot by Pronto.
Improved safety and total cost of ownership is driving more truck makers to make air disc brakes standard.