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Photo: CVSA

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Kinedyne Designates May as Cargo Securement Awareness Month

With the CVSA’s annual International Roadcheck less than a month away, cargo-control provider Kinedyne has designated May 2017 as the First International Cargo Securement Awareness Month.

Products

The Purkeys Boss System Keeps Dump Trailer Batteries Ready

Purkeys’ Boss Dump Trailer Charging System is designed to keep dump trailer batteries charged so that it stays ready to use.

Truck Equipment Inc. headquarters in Green Bay. Photo courtesy of East Manufacturing

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East Manufacturing Adds Authorized Dealer in Green Bay

East Manufacturing has named Green Bay, Wis.-based Truck Equipment Inc. its latest authorized East Dealer.

Products

Pirelli Rolls Out Long-Haul Regional Tire in the U.S.

TP Commercial Solutions has launched the Formula Driver II tire designed for long-haul and regional all-position applications.

Without a side underride guard, car in 35-mph crash test lodged beneath the semi-trailer. Photo: IIHS

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IIHS Tests Show Clear Safety Benefit of Side Underride Guards

Recently conducted tests by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety have demonstrated the potentially life-saving benefit of placing side underride guards on trailers.

Eight wheelbase lengths, ranging from 152 to 248 inches, accommodate bodies from 14 feet to 30 feet, allowing for a wide variety of body applications. (Photo courtesy of ICTA)

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Isuzu Begins Production of Class 6 FTR

Isuzu Commercial Truck of America, Inc., distributor of low cab forward trucks, has announced that production of its all-new entry in the Class 6 medium-duty truck segment — the 2018 Isuzu FTR — began May 8, 2017.

Photo courtesy of Peterbilt.

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Peterbilt Offers Wide Steer Axle for Vocational Lineup

Peterbilt has added the Paccar 20,000- and 22,000-pound wide track steer axles to its vocational lineup, the company announced.

Photo by Peterbilt.

News

Peterbilt Adds Three Model 520 Configurations, Shows Electric Demo

Peterbilt showcased three new cab configurations of the Model 520 refuse truck and displayed a battery-electric demo version at the WasteExpo 2017 show in New Orleans.

Photo: Mack Trucks

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Mack Offers LR Model in 4x2 Configuration

Mack Trucks' low-entry refuse cabover, the Mack LR, is now being offered in a 4x2 configuration as a lighter, more maneuverable option for refuse collection.

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Federal Signal to Buy Truck Bodies and Equipment International

Federal Signal Corporation has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Truck Bodies and Equipment International, a manufacturer of dump truck bodies and trailers.

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