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Cameras are among the latest safety innovations

The single biggest fifth wheel trend we’re seeing among fleets is to automate the coupling process, explains Rich Carroll, vice president-sales & marketing at Jost International. “Changing driver demographics and rising insurance costs, along with the need to focus on driver satisfaction and safety, is leading to the desire to eliminate this manual task with cab-actuated air release systems and advanced sensor systems.”

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