Crash Response Adds V-Stroke Meter to Measure Airbrake Push Rod Travel

A large number of heavy trucks involved in crashes have airbrakes that are out-of-adjustment resulting in decreased braking ability. Reconstructing a crash involving a truck with airbrakes involves measuring¬† the airbrake pushrod travel in each brake to determine if the brakes were in or out-of-adjustment. A tractor-trailer will likely have at least ten brakes that need to be measured. Rather…

New Service – ABS Diagnostics for Heavy Trucks and Trailers

Crash Response now has the software and hardware to provide diagnostics of the Anti-lock Brake Systems of truck tractors and trailers. ABS systems from Merritor Wabco, Bendix, Wabash, Haldex and Eaton can be evaluated. The purpose of an ABS system is to keep the brakes on a vehicle from locking. A locked wheel can cause the vehicle to lose directional…