Here is a great little video for an overview of Disk Brake on CMV equipment. Please give it a watch and remember to treat your brakes nicely! 

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The increased demands and activities of the Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s holidays, such as parties, family gatherings and shopping, means that drivers are often skimping on a good night’s sleep. Additionally, companies may put additional driving demands on drivers based on the busy holiday season. This translates into a particularly dangerous time of year…

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Furniture, lumber, luggage, mattresses, tire treads, coolers, and appliances are just some of the items littering our nation’s roadways. But, road debris is more than unsightly…it’s dangerous. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, road debris played a key role in more than 200,000 crashes on U.S. roadways between 2011 and 2014, resulting in…

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As you travel the nation’s roads, you may occasionally find yourself sharing the road with slow-moving vehicles (SMVs), such as tractors; self-propelled farm equipment; road construction and maintenance machinery; and animal-powered vehicles. You can help avoid potentially dangerous encounters with SMVs by following these driving tips: • Watch out. Keep your eyes open for the…

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An important part of preventive maintenance is the establishment of strong communication ties between drivers, management and mechanics. An easy way to ensure and document this communication link is through driver inspections, which are required by federal regulations. Before driving off, a driver must verify that the vehicle is roadworthy and in safe operating condition…

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