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August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Safety Video Covers Tank Driver Rollover Prevention

The National Tank Truck Carriers and the American Trucking Associations have released a new "Cargo Tank Driver Rollover Prevention Video," designed to help drivers reduce rollover incidents

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trac Intermodal Launches Web-Based Marketplace

Trac Intermodal, formerly known as Seacastle Chassis, has launched Trac Connect, a Web-based marketplace for marine chassis needed on a short- to medium-term basis

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Teletrac Integrates With ProMiles' Fuel Tax Reporting

Teletrac, which provides vehicle tracking solutions, has partnered with ProMiles, which provides a software-as-a-service solution for automating fuel tax reporting paperwork

August 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The SCR Inducement Battle Wages On

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

"Inducement" is a word that is getting much play in the Selective Catalytic Reduction debate right now.

Tags: Engine Smarts

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Safety Eyewear Features Protective Foam Edge

Gateway Safety's new StarLite Foam safety eyewear has a soft foam edge to block dirt and debris, while absorbing perspiration in warm indoor and outdoor work environments

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Schneider Logistics Service Integrates International, Port Dray Visibility

Schneider Logistics has launched a new Inland Logistics Management service, which synchronizes international and domestic supply chains

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Bandag Trailer Tread Promotes Long Life

A new Bandag-brand trailer tread from Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions (BBTS), a division of Bridgestone Americas Tire Operations, is built to promote long tread life with its compounding and straight-rib tread design

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

OTC's Newest Pegisys Software With Code-Assist

OTC, an SPX brand, has released the latest Pegisys software for its on-tool repair and diagnostic information suite, including a new Code-Assist Experienced-Based Confirmed Fixes, powered by Identifix

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ArvinMeritor Redesigns Company Website

ArvinMeritor has redesigned its website to include an advanced search engine, new navigation features and additional information about the company

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Mahle Clevite Adds to Electronic Catalogs

Mahle Clevite Inc. has added new electronic catalogs for Cummins, Allis-Chalmers and Buda to the heavy-duty section of Launchpad, a portal of eCatalogs

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Repair-Connect Customers Get Listing in Truck Repair Yellow Pages

National Roadside Service, a roadside repair and fleet management company, will purchase a listing in Truck Repair Yellow Pages for Mitchell 1's Repair-Connect customers

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Penray's High Mileage Oil Treatment Stops Leaks

Penray's new High Mileage Oil Treatment, intended for vehicle over 75,000 miles, can stop leaks due to drying, hardening or shrinking of seals

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Sprint's NextMail Now Available on All Devices

Sprint has made its NextMail feature available on all Sprint devices. NextMail allows mobile professionals to instantaneously send a recorded voice message to up to 50 e-mail addresses, or also send the voice message via text message to up to 50 mobile devices and receive a "Listen to" notification

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PC*Miler Integrates With Oracle's Transportation Management

ALK Technologies has integrated its PC*Miler Solutions with Oracle's Transportation Management 6.1

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Round Head Ratchet From Snap-on

The new ratchet features a swivel head for a variety of ratcheting positions.

Snap-on Tools has introduced a new 3/8-inch 100-tooth round head ratchet

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Black Chrome Finish on H3R Performance Fire Extinguishers

H3R Performance, which makes fire extinguishers for the automotive aftermarket, has added a jet-black finish to its line of HalGuard "clean agent" and MaxOut dry chemical fire extinguisher

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Godwin Unveils Hybrid Series of Dump Bodies

Godwin Truck Body has unveiled its new Hybrid Series of dump bodies, ideal for hauling processed materials, sand, gravel, and asphalt

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New e-Barrier Wheel Seal From Champ Seals

Champ Seals has introduced the new e-Barrier Wheel Seal, which can be installed by hand, other manufacturer's tools or any other tool that can fit the seal into the hub

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Series of Lift Trucks From Yale Materials Handling

Yale Materials Handling Corporation has improved its Veracitor VX truck series with a choice of engine options designed for low fuel consumption, minimal noise and reduced maintenance and operating costs

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Yokohama's New Tool For Calculating Fuel Savings

Yokohama Tire Corporation's new online tool will help fleets calculate how they can improve their bottom line in terms of gas savings. The Yokohama Fuel Savings Calculator will provide a side-by-side comparison of Yokohama's fuel-efficient tires against competitors

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Davco Introduces New Filter Fuel Products

The Diesel Pro 243 features shorter height, universal fuel port options, a collar that uses a "common tool" for removal, new torque limiting vent cap, and water separation and fuel filtration capabilities.

Davco Technology has introduced new products into the trucking market, including the EyeMax, the Diesel Pro 243, and the Shop Pro FXP

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Qualcomm Unveils New Trailer, Reefer Tracking Solutions

Qualcomm Enterprise Services has unveiled its new Trailer Tracks 210, the successor to its Trailer Tracks 200 untethered trailer management solution. The company also announced it will offer StarTrak's ReeferTrak system for refrigerated transpor

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ALK Releases New Version of PC*Miler Web Services

ALK Technologies has released the newest version of its PC*Miler Web Services 24, its hosted interfacing application that provides map data and functionality on a Web platform

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Silver Eagle Unveils Hawk Converter Dolly

Silver Eagle Manufacturing Company has unveiled its new Hawk converter dolly, which will begin shipping in September

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Trailer Trends: Recession Doesn't Stop Advances in Trailer Technology

Carrier Transicold's AeroFlex fiberglass trailer side skirts are just one of many trailer innovations.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

Even through the Great Recession, many trailer and body makers spent time and money developing advanced products that promise to improve operating efficiencies and save money for their customers

Tags: Trailers

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Fleet Innovators

2010 Truck Fleet Innovators on Highway Congestion

By Deborah Lockridge, Editor, and Diana Britton, Managing Editor

This month, Heavy Duty Trucking's 2010 Truck Fleet Innovators offer their viewpoints on congestion and infrastructure investment.

Tags: Fleet Innovators

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Telogis Layers Helps Navigate Drivers to the Dock

Telogis has launched Telogis Layers, which allows fleets to quickly and easily integrate any custom GIS data into their existing Telogis solutions

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Rand McNally Updates Motor Carriers' Road Atlas

Rand McNally has released the newest version of its Motor Carriers' Road Atlas, with updated maps and content

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The True Costs of Congestion

Congestion will cost trucking and the nation big bucks as the economy comes back -- but solutions are unclear.

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

Truckload carrier Jet Express hauls dedicated, closed-loop freight, and has to give customers updates on delivery times every two hours

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Asset Tracking Device For Covert Mounting

Asset Intelligence, a subsidiary of I.D. Systems, has introduced its new VeriWise Track and Trace device, which can be mounted covertly underneath an asset with the magnetic mount option

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

The Basics of the Heavy Vehicle Use Tax Return

By Guest Commentary Heather Ness, J. J. Keller & Associates

Do the numbers 2290 and the date of Aug. 31 ring a bell? If not, you had better keep reading

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Cobra Releases 50th Anniversary CB Radio

Cobra Electronics has released its 50th Anniversary Limited Edition Citizens Band Radio

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

IPD Unveils Line of Replacement Parts For Cummins ISX, QSX

IPD, an aftermarket provider of rebuild components for heavy-duty diesel and natural gas powered engines, has unveiled a new product line of replacement parts for the Cummins ISX and QS

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Guardian Warranty's New Medium-Duty Truck Protection Plan

Guardian Warranty Corporation has launched its Medium-Duty Truck Protection Plan, which provides mechanical breakdown coverage for medium-duty trucks

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Pickups Update: Sales Pick Up With Economic Recovery

These hybrids are expected to get up to 21 mpg in the city.

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

The economy's coming back and so are sales of pickup trucks, as consumers, tradesmen and fleets resume ordering as their incomes and needs increase. Sales this spring are up sharply compared to last yea

Tags: Light & Medium

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Talbert's New Trailer For Wind Energy, Construction Transport

Talbert Double Schnabel Trailers are self-sustaining and self-loading with hydraulic-lift capabilities that eliminate the need for cranes during load or unload.

Talbert Manufacturing designed its new 75-Ton Double Schnabel Trailer to provide safety and stability in wind energy and heavy-haul construction transport

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New PlasiKote Catalog Unveiled

Valspar Corporation, which provides the PlastiKote line of automotive aerosol paints and coatings, has released the new PlastiKote product catalog

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

AirSept's Cooling Coil Coating Prevents A/C Odors

AirSept's new Cooling Coil Coating was designed to stop odors coming from the air conditioning evaporator

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Oil Eater Truck Wash

Illinois-based Kafko International has introduced a new environmentally safe Oil Eater wash that can remove grease, diesel, dirt, bird droppings and more from trucks and buses

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Smith System Offers DOT Compliance Seminars

Smith System, a fleet driver safety training organization, will offer a DOT Compliance Seminar Series, which will cover the Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010 and the Safety Measurement System

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives

Test Drive: Kenworth's New T700

Kenworth's new T700 has a strong family resemblance to Kenworth's familiar T660. But subtle changes to the doors, the big roof cap and a stylish hood make the T700 new. (Photo by STF)

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The first impression on being presented with a line-up of trucks at the Paccar Tech Center is that Kenworth's new T700 - unlike its T2000 predecessor - is recognizably from the same stable as the highly popular T660

Tags: Test Drive

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

ARI's Fleet Management Goes Mobile

Automotive Resources International, a fleet solutions provider, is offering universal mobile access to both of its web-based fleet management systems, ARI insights and ARI Driver insights

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

TripPak Mobile Available on the iPhone

TripPak Mobile, a smartphone application developed by ACS TripPak Services, a Xerox Company, is now available for the Apple iPhone

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Year-Round Bandag Tread For Tandem-Axle Tractors

Bridgestone Bandag Tire Solutions' new Bandag-brand BDR-HG tread is designed for regional and over-the-road fleets operating tandem-axle tractors

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

J.W. Speaker's New Line of LED Headlamps

J.W. Speaker says the new on-glare headlamps offer brighter, whiter color and a superior beam pattern.

J.W. Speaker Corporation has developed a new line of LED headlamps built to be more energy-efficient, durable and longer lasting

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Going Electric

Except for its electric propulsion, Smith's Newton looks and maneuvers like the low cabover it is. (Photo by Tom Berg)

By Tom Berg, Senior Editor

For many years we've been accustomed to seeing electric carts scoot around golf courses and airports, and strong, silent forklifts do heavy lifting in factories and warehouses. Now street-legal trucks are ready to haul cargo in American cities

Tags: Alternative Fuels & Hybrids

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Navigation's Not Another Toy

Navigation solutions have evolved beyond just the consumer market; trucking-specific units are bigger and easier to use for truck drivers. (Photo by Rand McNally)

By Diana Britton, Managing Editor

Before adopting Maptuit's navigation system, drivers for expedited truckload carrier Armellini Express Lines had three choices if they got lost: wait for dispatch to jump onto Google Maps to get them back on trac

Tags: Information Technology

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

Wow! My Fleet Fuel Card is Burning!

By Glen Sokolis, Sokolis Group

Every day we deal with thousands of fleet fuel transactions. Some fleet fuel card companies are better than others for customer service, discount deals, acceptance and informatio

Tags: The Bottom Line

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

New Reference Paper Prepares Drivers For CSA 2010

Open Road Drivers Plan, a legal program established by Multi Service, has published a reference paper for drivers preparing for the revisions made by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration to its Comprehensive Safety Analysis 2010

July 2010, TruckingInfo.com - Feature

PSI Adds Green Hoses to Meritor Tire Inflation Systems

Pressure Systems International has added new green Thru-T and green striped delivery hoses to its Meritor Tire Inflation Systems to illustrate the environmental benefits of the product

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