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AAA: Pedestrian Detection Systems Are Unreliable

There are nearly 6,000 pedestrian traffic fatalities every year, yet recent testing of pedestrian detection systems found that when encountering a child at 20 mph, a collision occurred 89% of the time, according to AAA.

ZF Shows New 8-Speed Transmission, ADAS Steering Tech

Medium-duty truck builders will soon have a groundbreaking transmission to add to their data books, and heavy-truck makers will have more steering assist options thanks to recently demonstrated technologies from German supplier ZF.

ZF Develops Dual Lens Camera for ADAS, Autonomous Systems

Beginning next year, ZF will use a two-lens camera system to improve the performance and functionality of various advanced driver safety features. A second lens enables redundancy for Level2+ autonomous functions and offers wide-angle field of view for pedestrian detection.

2019: The Future in Truck Technology Begins

This year hasn't yet faded from the rear-view mirror, and HDT's Jim Park is already looking forward to 2019. The technology advances we have been watching over the past few years look finally to be coming to fruition, and some of those new bits will be hitting the street in 2019, some within the first few months of the New Year.

8 Trends to Watch in Trucking in 2019

Reporting on the trucking industry was eventful in 2018, and it looks to get even more exciting in 2019. HDT Editor in Chief Deborah Lockridge shares her predictions for where we're going with drivers, regulations, technology and more.