US Gov Hears Foreign Corps More Than Nonunions
Out maintenance director back then was opposed to most government bureacrat mandated regulations, the FMS 121 brake system was no exception. He kept exact records on every driver complaint & there were many. I think 77 was the first year of 121, 78 also had them. Finally the law was rescinded & the 79 models had straight air brakes. I forgot how much the 121 brakes added to the new tractor price & parts were very expensive & often not available. Several companies manufactured 121 control sytems. As I remember Kelsey-Hayes brake systems would pick up signals from CB radios & apply the brakes.Back in 78, the company disabled our first 121 brakes, they were a nightmare.
And Yellow with 102 pups...surprise surprise.
Same accident from the from above link. There were 2 shutdowns there this week....hours long. Unsafe roadway.
I'm not pulling them thru there. No thanks.
Happens up there all the time.
I'm not dying in a truck for greedy bastards who think they need 1 guy pulling 3-4 guys worth of skids in there. And they supposedly lose money doing it. How can you lose money with one guy doing 3-4 guys worth of pulling everywhere, all the time?
I don't do Facebook but can see the first few stories without joining. The dates are separate....all the time.
No thanks on the doubles at NPME...bring them and there will be problems.