G&D Logistics To Use Technology to Mitigate Truck Collisions

by Jake Tully - Published: 2/09/2018

Earlier this month G&D Integrated, a logistics services supplier based out of Illinois featured a 2018 Freightliner Cascadia with Detroit Assurance collision mitigation technology at the Midwest Truck and Trailer show in Peoria, Illinois on February 2 and 3.

Exhibited at the Peoria Civic center, G&D Integrated showcased the 2018 Freightliner Cascadia equipped with radar mounted on the bumpers and a windshield-mounted camera as well as a system from Detroit Assurance and relates information related to drivers in real time such as brakes, engine and transmission information.

Ten trucks in the company’s fleet currently use the Detroit Assurance collision mitigation tools, and at this time the company reportedly exclusively utilizes the Freightliner model in order to display the safety technology.

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Executive Vice President of transportation at G&D Integrated, Jeff Cohen reports that the move towards utilizing more technology on the road will aid the company in achieving greater road safety.

"We fully support new technology that helps keep the roads as well as our drivers safer," said Cohen. "We will continue to make safety a top priority as we continue to grow our company and expand our fleet."

"We value the strong relationship we have developed with G&D as their truck dealership and are excited to see the company enhancing their fleet with this new cutting edge technology from the Freightliner group," said sales executive at Truck Centers, John Pacotti.

G&D Integrated reports that the safety-related technology is part of an aggressive program to replace outdated trucks in its fleets as the company moves into 2018.