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March 2019 | International |

FMVSS 136: ELECTRONIC STABILITY CONTROL SYSTEMS FOR HEAVY VEHICLES

Effective August 1, 2019, FMVSS 136 regulations will go into effect which require Electronic Stability Control (ESC) systems on all International® 4×2, 6×2, 6×4 and 8×6 tridem tractor configurations with Air Brake Systems. This expands on the ESC regulation in effect as of August 1, 2017 which required 6×4 tractors with Air Brake Systems and 14,600-lb or less front GAWR and 45,000-lb or less rear GAWR to have ESC systems.
Vehicles built on or after August 1, 2019 must be FMVSS 136 compliant. Orders with non-compliant configurations must be built prior to the August 1, 2019 date, or converted to a suitable compliant ESC configuration.

A great safety feature designed to prevent roll overs in tight turns as well as loss of control on slippery surfaces this is a great standard for our industry. 

ABS Systems with ESC

04AAS AIR BRAKE ABS {Meritor Wabco Antilock Brake System} with Electronic Stability Program (4-Channel; 4 Sensor/4 Modulator) with Automatic Traction Control (Model Availability: LT 4×2 & 6×4 & RH 4×2 & 6×4)


04AZS AIR BRAKE ABS {Bendix Antilock Brake System} with Electronic Stability Program (4-Channel) with Automatic Traction Control (Model Availability: HV Series, HX 6×4, LoneStar, LT 4×2 & 6×4, MV607,
RH 4×2 & 6×4)

04AZX AIR BRAKE ABS {Meritor Wabco Antilock Brake System} with Electronic Stability Program (6-Channel; 6 Sensor/6 Modulator) with Automatic Traction Control (Model Availability: LT 6×2 & 6×4, RH 6×2 & 6×4)

04AZY AIR BRAKE ABS {Bendix Antilock Brake System} with Electronic Stability Program (6-Channel; 6 Sensor/6 Modulator) With Automatic Traction Control. (Model Availability: HV, HX Series, LoneStar, LT 6×2 & 6×4,RH 6×2 & 6×4)

 

 

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