Equipment Type

 Medium-Duty Trucks, Classes 4 - 6, 14,001 to 26,000 GVW

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Model 220 cabover has a new electronic braking system and an redesigned cab.

Class 6 and 7 Kenworth cabover trucks have been upgraded with front air disc brakes, electronic braking module, and a new dash and gauge cluster.

Ford Commercial Truck is extensively redesigning its F-650 and F-750 medium-duty trucks

Navistar International WorkStar Hybrid 4x4 is designed for medium-heavy on/off-road use.

Toyota is striking for the heart of the half-ton pickup market with the new Tundra and its 5.7-liter i-Force V8 engine. The 32-valve, double-overhead-cam design with variable valve timing delivers 381 horsepower and 401 ft.-lbs. of torque and an ultra-low-emissions vehicle rating. The 5.7L i-Force V8 is mated to a six-speed automatic transmission, for a power train that can haul 2,065 pounds of...

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What if a construction worker is alone in a remote area, falls, and is immobilized? How will they be located without the ability to place a call?
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As equipment managers acquire equipment with new technologies, they must determine how to use those tools.
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The CDC has identified the construction trades as an occupation second most likely to commit suicide, but there is industry-specific help.

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