Combining efficiency with safety will encourage Vision Zero fleet adoption

Leveraging efficiency gains can make safety-first investment more viable. By Jack Hunsley

Truckmakers and suppliers are firmly committed to building safer products. However, once those products leave the factory floor, it is the fleet operator that feels the immediate effect of any crash.

Special report: Is Vision Zero achievable in trucking?

In the trucking space, this burden weighs heavy. Whereas a typical passenger car comes in at around 1,800kg, a heavy-duty can weigh more than six times that even before a trailer is attached. …