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February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Ken-Tool Develops IronMan Ergonomic Wheel Lifting Bar

Professional tire service technicians know that lifting large tire and wheel assemblies can put a lot of extra stress on their backs, with the potential to cause serious injuries. Ken-Tool has developed a new wheel-lifting tool

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

RouteTracker Offers EOBR Solutions

RouteTracker is an electronic on board recorder (EOBR) that combines GPS and engine diagnostics information for small, medium and large vehicle fleets

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Horton Introduces EC600 Electromagnetic Fan Drive

Horton Inc. has introduced the new higher-torque EC600 electromagnetic on/off fan drive designed for use on medium-duty trucks, buses and off-highway equipment.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rostra Debuts ParkPilot Kit for Pickup Trucks

Rostra Precision Controls has introduced a ParkPilot Ultrasonic Smart Parking System designed for pickup trucks that did not come factory equipped with obstacle sensing

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Carrier Transicold Improves IntelliSet Refrigeration Controls

Carrier Transicold's IntelliSet trailer refrigeration control option has been improved with new preset profiles that make it easier to program for better temperature management and fuel economy.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rogers Builds Trailer for Oil and Gas Exploration

Heavy-duty main beams and side channels along with deep cross members make a strong and durable trailer frame.

The newest addition to the Rogers line of flatbed trailers is the 40-ton capacity oil field float

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

SPS Safety Bumps, Locks Now Available Through PT Coupling

Safety Pumping Systems (SPS) says its complete line of Safety Bumps and Safety Locks are now available through PT Coupling Co., headquartered in Enid, Okla. Safety Bumps replace traditional cam and groove caps and plugs

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Safety Pumping Systems Offers Easy-to-Install Pump Kit

Safety Pumping Systems, headquartered in San Diego, said its revolutionary pump system is now available as a "System-in-a-Box" kit. System-in-a-Box contains everything needed to assemble a base SPS system with a customer

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Prophesy Introduces FreightBill Express

Prophesy Transportation Solutions Inc., the Connecticut-based creators of the DispatchSeries Software for Trucking, has introduced FreightBill Express to its family of products. FreightBill Express gives growing trucking companies a simple way to create professional quotes

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mac Tools Markets New Heavy-duty Scan Tool

Mac Tools is introducing the new HD Scan Tool - ET3417. Priced at $1,700, this heavy-duty scan tool is perfect for heavy-duty shops that need a second tool in the shop and for their mobile repair trucks.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Yokohama Debuts 2 New Commercial Truck Tires

Yokohama's 103ZR truck tire.

Yokohama has introduced two new commercial truck tires - the 103ZR and 501ZA - both part of Yokohama Tire's eco-friendly, ultra-high-tech Z.environment line, which features truck tires that last longer and are more fuel efficient

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Motor Wheel Announces New Wheel-end System

Motor Wheel Commercial Vehicle Systems, a supplier of commercial highway axle-end components, has launched its new CentriSet Trailer Hub System, a pre-adjusted, low maintenance, low-weight

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PetroLiance Expands Market for Antifreeze Products

PetroLiance LLC has expanded its Medallion Plus product line by introducing a proven line of proprietary antifreeze to customers throughout its service area. Medallion PlusGuard Antifreeze, previously available in the company'

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J. J. Keller Offers Online Version of Fuel Tax Master

J. J. Keller & Associates Inc. has just introduced Fuel Tax Master Online, a web-based application that helps motor carriers report quarterly fuel tax information. Fuel Tax Master Online produces IFTA-required reports base

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Michelin Improves Its Best-selling XZE2 Truck Tire

Michelin Americas Truck Tires has taken its best-selling regional tire, the all-position Michelin XZE tire, and made it better, according to Marc Laferriere, vice president of marketing for Michelin Americas Truck Tires.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Double Coin Debuts National Account Fleet Program

Double Coin Truck Tire has announced the rollout of its Double Coin National Account Fleet Program, which enables medium and large trucking fleets to purchase Double Coin TBR products at competitive pricing through the extensive deale

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

DD15 Engine Now Available in Sterling Trucks

Sterling Truck Corp. said the new DD15 engine is now available for order in the heavy-duty Sterling Set-Back A-Line and Set-Back L-Line models. The DD15 is the result of the largest investment eve

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Great Dane Highlights SSL Van's Aerodynamics, Corrosion Solution

The Great Dane SSL dry freight van on display at the this week's Technology and Maintenance Council Exhibition in Orlando, Fla. showcases aerodynamic features backed by the EPA SmartWay Program. In addition, the focal poin

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Thermo King Launches Remote Status Light Displays

Thermo King has announced the launch of three new remote status light displays for reefer-equipped trailers. The displays make it easy for drivers to check on the status, temperature and fuel level of their unit

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Nexiq Technologies Introduces new Diagnostic Scan Tool

Nexiq Technologies Inc, which designs and produces diagnostic solutions and services for the commercial-vehicle industry, has introduced Pro-Link iQ, a hand-held scan tool for commercial vehicle repair,

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Meritor Wabco Introduces OnGuard Collision Safety System

Meritor Wabco Vehicle Control Systems has introduced OnGuard, a new technology designed to further improve commercial vehicle safety. OnGuard is currently installed on nearly 200 vehicles and is targeted fo

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Goodyear Now Features DuraSeal Technology in Line-haul Trucking

The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. has adapted its self-sealing commercial tire technology on a broader scale for use on long-haul trucks. The new Unisteel G316 LHT line-haul trailer tire featuring DuraSeal Technology

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Sterling 360 Scoots Through Circles

By Tom Berg

The nomenclature suggests a circle, and this truck will turn them with alacrity. Also Ford redesigns its ever-popular F-150 for 2009.

Tags: Ford F-150, Sterling, Ford, Test Drive

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

International TranStar

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The star of this show was the MaxxForce 13-liter, 1,700 pounds-foot engine destined for a high mileage fleet.

Tags: Test Drive, International TranStar

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Additives For Fuel Economy

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

Perhaps this fuel crisis will propel skeptical users to take a look at fuel economy enhancers.

Tags: Economy, Fuel Prices, Fuel Economy, Fuel and Oil, oil additives

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

THUD: Still Pretty Porky

By Doug Condra

Citizens Against Government Waste www.ccagw.org provides insights into the pork system, and a platform to participate in the movement to change it.

Tags: Congress, Budget

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Kenworth Hybrid: This Blue Truck Is Really Green

By Tom Berg

If you can't pass the higher costs on in surcharges, it's time to reduce fuel usage. And hybrid-drive trucks are capable of some serious savings.

Tags: Green, Kenworth, Gasoline-Electric Hybrids, Test Drive

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Ford Redesigns Its popular F-150 For ' 09

By Tom Berg

Ford's F-150, America's perennial best-selling vehicle and part of a truck line that has claimed sales leadership for 31 years, may well keep that distinction, thanks to an extensive redesign for the 2009 model year.

Tags: Ford F-150, Test Drive

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Sterling 360 Scoots Through Circles

By Tom Berg

There's a funny story about the Sterling 360's name. In a short bull session following a press conference last year, a couple of Sterling executives related that they considered calling the truck "AC 360," as in a circular 360 degrees, because the truck is "better all around," which became its marketing slogan.

Tags: Test Drive

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

International TranStar

By Sean Lyden

The test truck was the International TranStar in the new nomenclature - 8600 in the past. But the other new badges, high on the side of the hood, told the story: MaxxForce. This tractor was one of the International validation units for the new big-bore engines, destined for a high-mileage fleet to get fast results before the engine becomes commercially available around mid-year.

Tags: MaxxForce, Test Drive, International TranStar

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Editorial

Student Driver Scam

By Deborah Whistler, editor

Swindlers are using carrier data to steal from trainees.

Tags: Driver Training, Crime & Fraud

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Cover Story

Risky Business: The Pitfalls of Not Managing the Dangers in the Shop

By Deborah Lockridge

OSHA Fines, Worker's Comp Claims, Lost Productivity, Lawsuits, Higher Insurance Costs, Equipment Downtime. The Pitfalls of Not Managing the Dangers in the Shop

Tags: productivity, OSHA, Lawsuits, Workers' Compensation, Managing the Shop, insurance costs

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Washington Report: DOT Keeps Mexico Program Alive Despite Congress' Intent To Cut Off Funds

By Oliver Patton

The Department of Transportation is going ahead with U.S.-Mexico cross-border trucking even though President Bush signed legislation intended to kill the program.

Tags: Mexican carriers

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Tech Report: Maintenance by the Number

By Jim Beach

TMC's codes provide universal language for all

Tags: Warranty, software, vehicle maintenance software

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Tire Report: On/Off highway Tires Severe Service Stresses

By Evan Lockridge

One of the toughest conditions imaginable for a truck is oil field work. These trucks haul salty water back to the same drilling sites, where it is pumped into the drill shaft to mix with chemicals for cleaning and to help the drill grind deeper into the ground.

Tags: Tires

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Trailer Report: Making Sense of Spread Tandems

By Tom Berg

There are good reasons to use 'em, and reasons not to. here's a way they'd work better or would they?

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Emissions Report: Fleet Managers Improve Fuel Economy Up to 40.5 Percent at Challenge

By Tom Berg

Fleet managers can become effective teachers if they themselves know how to drive economically.

Tags: Isuzu, Fuel Economy

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Department

Emissions Report: Servicing the New Diesel Particulate Filters

By Tom Berg

By law, pollution control equipment on 2007-model diesels is supposed to last at least 100,000 miles before needing any work.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Time Is Right For Reman

By Deborah Lockridge

in the last several years, we've seen increased interest in remanufacturing in the world of heavy-duty trucks.

Tags: Remanufactured Parts, Remanufacturing, reman

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Getting 'Em Back On The Road - Fast

By Steve Mitchell, Managing Editor

Used to be, when a driver's rig stopped dead in its tracks, that driver was in for some serious downtime. He had to put out the cones, lock up the cab, then walk or hitch a ride to the nearest pay phone. Once there, he'd fumble through a heavy phone book looking for a roadside service that he knew absolutely nothing about. Hanging up the phone, he'd hike back to his tractor and wait for help to arrive.

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Additives For Fuel Economy

By Steve Sturgess, executive editor

The price of fuel is enough to sway even the most hardcore oil additive skeptic.

Tags: Fuel Prices, oil additives

February 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Getting 'Em Back On The Road - Fast

By Steve Mitchell, managing editor

Used to be, when a driver's rig stopped dead in its tracks, that driver was in for some serious downtime. He had to put out the cones, lock up the cab, then walk or hitch a ride to the nearest pay phone.Then, seemingly overnight, the cell phone arrived, an invention that could turn a daylong nightmare into a few hours of inconvenience.

Tags: GPS, Cell Phone Use

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mac Tools Introduces New Fuel System Tester

Mac Tools now offers a new fuel system tester - FST2000 that measures fuel pressure and flow in order to accurately pinpoint fuel system failures. Capable of testing both return an

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TeleNav's Asset Tracker Keeps Tabs on Mobile Assets

TeleNav Inc. has added TeleNav Asset Tracker to its Mobile Resource Management product line. TeleNav Asset Tracker is a small, battery-powered GPS tracker that can be placed on vehicles, trailers, tractors or heavy equipment

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New U.S. Trucking Industry Profile Released by Newport Communications

The 2008 Profile of the U.S. Commercial Truck Market, analyzing the universe of Classes 2c through 8 trucks, trailers and buses, is now available from Newport Communications Group. As with previous Newport Profiles, it provides

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Safety Link Introduces New Lug Nut Cover

Safety Link International Inc. is now marketing its latest design in lug nut management and torque monitoring systems. The new Acorn Design is available in white and chrome finish and can be ordered in most any colo

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Red Dot Publishes New HVAC Catalog

Red Dot Corp. has published its 2008 catalog of heating, ventilation and air-conditioning units and all-makes replacement parts. The 656-page catalog features more than 3,000 Red Dot heating and air conditioning

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PAR Logistics, PressurePro Develop Real Time TPMS

Par Logistics Management Systems along with Advantage PressurePro LLC have introduced a real-time tire pressure management system for the transportation industry. Par Logistics, with expertise in GPS solutions, and PressurePro,

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Saf-Tee Tire Pressure Sensor Now Has Anti-theft Device

Saf-Tee Corp.'s new Wireless Valve Stem Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS) tire pressure sensor is half the size of the original sensor and is down to 26 grams from the original 58 grams. The new sensors will shi

January 2008, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Sensors Monitor a Variety of Air, Fuel, DPF Filters

Filter Minder said its new variable output pressure sensors are capable of monitoring various filters, and give an output proportional to filter restriction. They are capable of monitoring vacuum, pressure and differential pressures.

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