Heavy Haul

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July 6, 2015

Anderson Trucking Service Adds Dual Lane Trailer

Anderson Trucking Service says its new Dual Lane Trailer, designed for loads ranging from 200,000 to 360,000 pounds, will help it expand in the energy business.

June 24, 2015

QuickSpin: Freightliner 122SD 8x8 Extreme Heavy-Haul

Freightliner can build its 122SD heavy-haul vocational chassis into any number of extreme configurations, but this oil-field hauler is one to be reckoned with. This truck lives for roads that would break your average highway hauler in half.

June 17, 2015

A Fruehauf Lowboy Carried Palomar Observatory's Mirror

What transpired was a meticulously planned two-day journey involving Belyea Truck Co. and Pacific Crane & Rigging, plus support vehicles, California Highway Patrol motorcycle escorts, and cars bearing press reporters and photographers.

April 8, 2015

Volvo Offers VNX 630 in 8x6 Configuration

The heavy-haul Volvo VNX 630 gains a third rear-drive axle in a new tridem version designed for better traction and increased payload.

March 18, 2015

Test Drive: Western Star 4900SB

The tough, burly tractor and its 600-hp diesel work hard to pull a heavy “train” trailer in frozen conditions.

March 5, 2015

Heavy-Haul Titan Gains Automated Transmission

The mDrive HD automated manual transmission is now standard on Mack's Titan Heavy-Haul Truck, the truck maker announced at the National Heavy Equipment Show in Ontario, Canada.

November 7, 2014

Talbert Manufacturing Acquires Specialty Trailer Maker

Talbert Manufacturing acquired Ferree Trailers adding the company’s specialty trailer lines that weren't previously in Talbert’s own lineup, along with gaining Ferree’s manufacturing facility.

October 27, 2014

W&C Suspension Has Adjustable Ride Height

The Watson & Chalin SL13K-1190 is an integrated suspension and axle assembly that features air disc brakes and a quick change ride height system. It is made for dump, mixer, refuse and heavy haul applications.

October 27, 2014

Test Drive: Kenworth T880 Heavy-Haul

Heavy haul is one of many tasks that the increasingly popular vocational model has been engineered for.

September 5, 2014

75-Ton 9-Axle Lowboy Hauls More, Saves Money for Equipment Dealer

Bill Miller Equipment needed a trailer of higher capacity, with axle configurations and versatility to haul it through numerous states. Talbert built one. Tom Berg has the story in his "Trailer Talk" blog.

June 26, 2014

Taking the Volvo VNX Heavy-Haul Tractor Out for a Spin

Combine the frame from the vocational VHD with the comfort of the VN highway tractor and you have something strong for long hauls.

May 19, 2014

Landoll Teams up With Air-Weigh on Anniversary Lowboy Trailer

Landoll Corp. is celebrating its 50th anniversary this year with the release of a special heavy-haul, detachable lowboy trailer.

January 22, 2014

Heavy Hauler Handed $40K Citation for Overweight Load

A heavy hauler caught off-route with a 232,000-lb load faces fines of more than $40,000.

October 15, 2013

Transporting the World's Largest Wind Turbine

This Siemens video shows how the world's largest wind turbine blade -- 75 meters -- was made ... and the largest challenge, transporting it! See it wind along Danish roads.

June 17, 2013

Fontaine Heavy-Haul Names R&D Director

Fontaine Heavy-Haul has hired Neil Robertson to be director of research and development. He will report directly to President Randy McGuire.

March 21, 2013

Volvo Unveils New Heavy Haul Truck, Engine Ratings, Disc Brake, Suspension, More

Volvo Trucks Thursday at the Mid-America Trucking Show introduced the VNX, a heavy-haul, high-performance model designed for extreme gross weight applications. The company also said it’s making the I-Shift the standard transmission on all trucks and made a number of other announcements.

January 24, 2013

Calculate True Capacity Before Buying Your Next Trailer: Part One

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

February 1, 2006

Driving Volvo's VT800

It's made for hauling heavy loads in contemporary style and comfort.



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