Jason Cannon

Jason Cannon is the Equipment Editor for Commercial Carrier Journal and Overdrive. Reach him at jasoncannon@randallreilly.com.


SAF-Holland intros new, lower cost series of air disc brake systems

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June 10, 2016

SAF-Holland introduced in Grand Rapids, Mich., Thursday a new series of air disc brakes that the company’s president of the Americas, Steffen Schewerda, hopes will drive disc brake adoption rates upwards of three fold in the ...

Michigan lawmakers looking to limit use of remanufactured parts

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June 1, 2016

Michigan lawmakers are poised this week to pass HB 4344, which – if passed – would ban the use of aftermarket and remanufactured parts on vehicles less than five years old. The Motor & Equipment Manufacturers Association (MEMA) issued a call to action this week asking its Michigan membership contact their representatives and voice their displeasure. "If enacted, this bill would limit consumer choices about repair options, and ...

Technician recruitment has an image problem

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April 6, 2016

Depending on which source you use, the trucking industry needs between fifty-something thousand and one hundred something thousand more trained technicians by 2020 to meet anticipated demands. Exact numbers aren’t all that important. It’s like trying to figure out the minimum requirement of oxygen you need to get through a day. It doesn’t really matter until you don’t have enough. And there aren’t enough. Finding the right fit ...


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