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Bendix Announces Schedule of Tech Talks for 2018 Mid-America Trucking Show

Eight Sessions Designed to Equip Professionals with Knowledge and Expert Insight

ELYRIA, Ohio – March 15, 2018 – From exploring the next steps in advanced driver assistance systems to step-by-step advice on keeping braking systems operating safely, the Bendix Tech Talk Series at this year’s Mid-America Trucking Show will pack a knowledge punch in eight up-close, 15-minute sessions at the Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems LLC booth. New to the array of talks for 2018 is a look at what to expect from driver assistance systems: a driver primer. Launched in 2011, the Tech Talk Series puts Bendix product and service experts front-and-center with how-to demonstrations and discussions of the issues and technological progress shaping the commercial vehicle industry.

This year’s Tech Talks begin at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, March 22, and conclude with the final session at 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 23. All scheduled sessions will take place at Bendix’s booth, No. 32175, in the South Hall.

The 2018 Bendix Mid-Am Tech Talk Schedule

Booth No. 32175, South Hall · Louisville, Kentucky

  Thursday, March 22, 2018 Friday, March 23, 2018
10:30 a.m. Trucking Hot Topic:

An Update on the Automated Future

How-To Session:

What to Expect from Driver Assistance Systems: A Driver Primer

11:30 a.m. How-To Session: 

Get the Most out of Your Air Disc Brakes: Proper Maintenance and Inspection Techniques

How-To Session:

The Do’s and Don’ts of Air Brake Chamber Maintenance

12:30 p.m. How-To Session: 

Selecting the Right Replacement Air Dryer for Your Truck

How-To Session:

Selecting the Right Replacement Air Dryer for Your Truck

1:30 p.m. Trucking Hot Topic:

The Integration of Steering and Braking

How-To Session:

Get the Most out of Your Air Disc Brakes: Proper Maintenance and Inspection Techniques

“The wide range of attendees from across the trucking industry means there’s a lot of ground for everyone to cover at the show, which is why we’ve aimed for a slate of valuable and practical Tech Talks that offers something for just about everyone – without requiring a huge time commitment,” said Barbara Gould, Bendix director of communications. “Whether you’re a fleet safety manager interested in what’s around the next bend from a tech standpoint, a professional technician with questions about specific components or best practices, or one of the hard-working drivers who keep North America rolling, a little time with our Tech Talk team will help sharpen anyone’s skills and insight.”

Previous Mid-America Trucking Show Bendix Tech Talks can be found on the Bendix YouTube channel at

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