Disc Brakes are becoming more accepted in the trucking industry
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The following article is from Fleet Owner by Aaron Marsh:
Pinnacle Express operates fuel trucks servicing the aviation industry. In order to deal with their heavy loads, they have purchased truck and trailers with disc brakes to help them stop quickly if there's some obstacle or accident suddenly in front their drivers.
"My drivers, because we haul fuel tankers, are trained not to 'avoid' the accident," says Jim Fox, the fleet's vice president and general manager. "They cannot turn the wheel to avoid, because they will roll over and it will lead to a much bigger problem.