U.S. probes Freightliner trucks' windshield wipers

Detroit • U.S. safety regulators are investigating why windshield wipers can fail on almost 194,000 Freightliner big trucks. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says in documents posted Friday that Freightliner maker Daimler Trucks has received four complaints, 12 reports from the field and more than 1,800 warranty claims due to the problem. In one case a driver reported the wipers stopped working during a rain storm, causing him to lose vision and lose control of his truck. The i...

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