Another useful tool available with EBS is the data logging capability, all of the three major EBS manufacturers have effective data recorders, which can be a useful tool for fleets in managing trucks and drivers. This enables the truck owner to get even more value out of fitting EBS in trucks and trailers. Read more
National Transport Insurance have been running series of webinars giving experts, in various fields associated with the trucking industry, the opportunity of sharing expertise with others in the industry. One such brake professional is Shane Prendergast, a technician at AirBrake Systems. Read more
Heavy duty braking specialist, Shane Prendergast, sees braking problems every day in his job and he just wants everyone to get with the program and use EBS properly. Read more
Bob Woodward, Chief Engineer Australian Trucking Association, reckons that there are changes needed to draft rules for advanced braking, and looks at the issues around autonomous emergency braking.
A vital, but often neglected part of the braking system are the Disc brake chambers. This is because they are reliable and usually replaced as a unit if there are any problems. Read more
Available through ZF Services Australia, the TRW brake pad line up sets a new standard for commercial vehicle braking, with an expert range transforming the premium end of the replacement aftermarket. Read more
Trucks, trailers and buses demand a lot from their brake components as they have to perform in the toughest of applications and it is important for a truck workshop to work hard on getting to know your brakes. Read more
No, we’re not talking about the Australian 80s pop band. Let’s talk about air supply, as the crucial link between the driver’s brake pedal and the trailer braking system. Read more
An important part of disc brake maintenance is that for those working with disc brake callipers, check and adjust is the rule.
Diesel News’ Tech Know has been talking to Nick Schubert, who runs Schubert Haulage, where he has started using a simple solution to an age-old problem for the last few years and has seen a serious reduction in trailer brake wear. Read more