The Bendix ADB22X air disc brake is now optional on steer and drive axles for Kenworth and Peterbilt Class 8 tractors. Testing indicates that the ADB22X meets NHTSA's 20%-30% stopping-distance reduction proposal, eliminates brake fade “with no degradation of stopping power,” and allows “straight, stable stops due to high brake efficiency and low hysteresis,” according to Bendix

Dana Corp.'s Commercial Vehicle Systems group has published a 6-pg. brochure that outlines the benefits of the Dana Spicer TIMS tire inflation and monitor system for trailers. Detailed itemization of the cost savings related to proper inflation and information on integrating TIMS with Bendix TABS-6 trailer ABS are included. It can be downloaded or ordered free of charge at