Hardware Report: Fifth wheels

Hardware Report: Fifth wheels

To ensure proper couple, use of sensors grows

The evolution of coupling systems is now moving from the first stage of cab actuated air release systems, says Rich Carroll, vice president of sales & marketing at Jost International. “We are seeing a paradigm shift that will take fifth wheel coupling systems beyond their role as reliable mechanical devices to playing a more sophisticated role within the field of ADAS [advanced driver assistance systems] technologies,” he states. “We are now seeing some early adopter

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