November 2018

Automatic emergency brakes reduce chances of rear-end collisions

From 2013 to 2015, General Motors sold 10 vehicle models in Georgia that offered automatic emergency braking systems as an option. Researchers from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety compared accidents involving these vehicles to identify differences in collisions between those equipped with the emergency braking system and those that only sounded a warning if a collision was imminent.

Nearly 5,000 trucks put out of service during Brake Safety Week

From September 16 to 22, 2018, inspectors certified by the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance stopped a total of 35,080 commercial vehicles in the U.S. and Canada as a part of Brake Safety Week. The inspection spree ended in 4,955 vehicles, just over 14 percent, being put out of service for brake violations. Truckers and truck fleet owners in Georgia may want to know more details.

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