Bendix also stresses the importance of maintaining brake systems with like-for-like replacement parts specifically engineered to meet the higher standards of the federal RSD mandate.
To help keep fleets, drivers, and technicians equipped with the necessary knowledge of today's braking systems and active safety solutions, Bendix launched its On-Line Brake School (www.brake-school.com) earlier this year, offering easy and free access to its knowledge database and technical resources. Covering all aspects of electronics and air brake maintenance and product education, the site's documents, videos and interactive presentation modules are updated regularly to ensure the most current information is available.
"From vehicle manufacturers and suppliers to drivers, technicians, fleets and owner-operators alike, everyone in the commercial vehicle industry can make a difference and improve roadway safety every day," Andersky said. "Every step we take is important, and our collective efforts are what will save lives down the road."
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