May 2016, TruckingInfo.com - Department
By Tom Berg
You don’t think about “lightweight” when talking about lowboys, which are often long and multi-axled. Nevertheless, today’s heavy-haul trailers are not as heavy as their predecessors – but it’s a careful balance.
Tags: Trailers, Heavy Haul, Lightweighting, Dropdeck Trailers
March 2015, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
The tough, burly tractor and its 600-hp diesel work hard to pull a heavy “train” trailer in frozen conditions.
Tags: Western Star, Test Drive, Heavy Haul, Dump Trucks
October 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
Heavy haul is one of many tasks that the increasingly popular vocational model has been engineered for.
Tags: Kenworth, Test Drive, Heavy Haul, Kenworth T880, Automated Manual Transmissions
June 2014, TruckingInfo.com - Test Drives
Combine the frame from the vocational VHD with the comfort of the VN highway tractor and you have something strong for long hauls.
Tags: Volvo Trucks, Test Drive, Mid-America Trucking Show, Volvo VNX, Heavy Haul, Class 8
January 2013, TruckingInfo.com - Feature
By Greg Smith, Vice President of Sales & Marketing, Talbert Manufacturing
Long before a single load is booked or any wheels turn, someone - usually a fleet manager - needs to determine exactly what is going to separate the road and the load
Tags: Trailers, Talbert, Heavy Haul
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