Wreaths Across America, a program near and dear to many trucking hearts, made sure to call attention to its needs with a display just outside the TCA exhibit hall.
The EpicVue in-cab TV satellite service touted its wares at TCA with a unique "Game of Thrones" display. Take thy kingly seat made of swords ... if you dare.
EpicVue conducted a driver survey last year that indicated in-cab entertainment options can improve driver retention.
Seeing Machines rolled out a new driver fatigue management feature for its in-cab video systems, which it is renaming "The Guardian." The camera system offers both forward-looking and driver-focused in-cab video. The forward-looking piece is seen here.
The 'square' mounted on this demonstration steering wheel is the driver-focused camera, enhanced to monitor had movements and warn drivers with audible alerts and physical 'rumble strip' seat shaking if they begin to look away from the road for significant time periods while driving.
The driver-focused camera keys on specific eye and head movements, detailed on the video screen in this demonstration.
Here's a happy man: Josh Butler, FlowBelow's founder and CEO, basking in the recent announcement that Daimler Trucks North America will be offering the company's quick-release wheel covers as an aerodynamic enhancement option on the Cascadia Evolution Class 8 tractors.
Rand McNally rolled out a new upgrade at TCA; Enhanced IntelliRoute with MileMaker. The enhanced software package enables users to create multiple routes on a single screen to more clearly see routes, maps, and overviews, the company said, while also providing improved toll data, which includes transponder discount rates. The upgraded software is also easier to use, Rand McNally added, with redesigned maps of higher resolution and an improved user interface.
Air-Weigh showed off its neon-backlit goods at TCA.
Vigillo showed off its various CSA scorecard offerings and safety data analysis packages at TCA.
TMW highlighted the results of its 2015 Transportation & Logistics Study at the show, along with a new benchmarking resource – the TMW Strategic Assessment Tool – for operations and maintenance executives, to help them 'drill down' into several key business performance areas to identify opportunities to increase productivity and efficiency and reduce costs.
Havco has retooled its wood floor demonstration device to draw more attention to the strength of the composite layers it adds to its trailer flooring products
Bose showed off its vibration-cancelling seat system at TCA's annual gathering; a seating option that even terminal tractor OEMs are taking a greater interest in as a way to boost driver heath and retention.
Truckstop.com brought its wares to TCA. Both Truckstop.com and TMW are sponsoring the annual Women In Trucking (WIT) 2nd annual "Distinguished Woman in Logistics" award, to be given out April 8 during the Transportation Intermediaries Association (TIA) 2016 “Capital Ideas” Conference and Exhibition in San Antonio, TX.
SmartDrive showed off its in-cab video/data collection system and coaching tools at TCA, which the company says helps drivers and managers collaborate to examine and enhance driving performance.