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February 20, 2018

Optronics Launches Two 4-Inch Round LED Lamps

Optronics has launched two 4-inch round surface-mount LED lamps with reflective mounting flanges.

February 20, 2018

Inspect a Piggyback Trailer's Running Gear at 60 mph...

Train hopping offers travel, thrills, and endless scenery, but it is dangerous – always dangerous – veterans of the pastime say. In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg shares one train hopper's experience as he gets up close and personal to a piggyback trailer.

February 16, 2018

Trailer Orders Extend Hot Streak Into 2018

Trailer orders in January will likely breach 39,000 units once the final numbers are tallied, indicating a strong start to 2018.

February 13, 2018

4 Keys to Spec'ing the Right Liftgate for your Truck or Trailer

While the right liftgate can reduce operator fatigue and injuries, shorten delivery times and improve productivity, the wrong liftgate can open the door to a host of new problems.

February 9, 2018

Dayton Parts Offers Trailer Accessories Product Line

Dayton Parts has announced a new line of trailer accessories to complement its current trailer component offering.

January 19, 2018

The Quest for Lighter Trailers

Semi truck trailers need to be as light, strong, cheap and durable as possible, creating a never-ending race for an always-lighter design.

January 18, 2018

Growth in Piggyback Includes Short Trailers

Pups are less efficient than long trailers, but are when the 28-footers are loaded for certain destinations and their parcels avoid multiple handling en route. . .

January 16, 2018

Truck-Lite Wiring Harness Standard on East Flatbed Trailers

Trailer maker East Manufacturing announced that the Truck-Lite 99 Series wiring harness will be standard on all new East BST, BST II, MMX and Narrow Neck flatbed trailers

January 12, 2018

ELD Mandate Pushes Fleets to Order Record Number of Trailers

Trailer orders in the U.S. are expected to hit an all-time high of 47,000 units for December 2017, pushed by tightening capacity that FTR attributes to the ELD mandate.

January 6, 2018

Roof Rake-Like Snow Scraper Solves a Dangerous Problem

Several northern states have laws requiring snow and ice to be removed from trucks and cars. But decreeing it is easier than doing it; automated devices aren't always where a snow-covered semi is. Tom Berg highlights one handheld alternative in his Trailer Talk blog.

January 3, 2018

5700 Alpha Mutt Trailer Tester System

Removing the burden of paperwork and data entry, the Alpha Mutt advanced trailer tester system provides automatic and guided inspections with detailed reports.

December 28, 2017

Purkeys Offers Space-Saving Nosebox

The Direct nosebox line developed by Purkeys allows fleets to have the functionality of both the nosebox and liftgate charging system in one receptacle, freeing up space on the front of the trailer.

December 28, 2017

Making Tank Trailers Safer

Statistically, cargo tanks, both liquid and dry bulk, are statistically among the safest vehicles on the road today. But the tank sector does face certain challenges that are inherent with the job.

December 18, 2017

Trailer Orders Hit 'Fantastic' 42,600 Units in November

Preliminary reports on trailer orders from November are projecting a fantastic month, hitting 42,600 units, according to FTR.

December 18, 2017

Wabash National Chief Giromini to Step Down in June

Wabash National CEO Richard J. Giromini has informed the company of his intention to step down on June 1, 2018.

December 9, 2017

Thoughts From Staring at Semis' Rear Doors

Stainless or galvanized steel will make that trailer last longer. So will extra door locking rods, which stiffen a van's structure.

November 29, 2017

Refuse Fleet Depends on Aluminum Trailers

A variety of trailers serve a growing Georgia business, but the light weight and strength of aluminum trailers allow for higher payloads for the refuse hauler.

November 28, 2017

Special Vans Haul Horses from the Fairgrounds

For horse trailers, corrosion resistance is important because of urine. Strength is, too, so trailer structures don’t twist on rough ground and its doors can freely open. Learn more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.

November 14, 2017

Talbert Celebrates Removable Gooseneck’s 70th Anniversary

The mechanical gooseneck revolutionized equipment loading by eliminating the need to drive machinery up and over the trailer tires, says Talbert. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog.

November 13, 2017

XStream Offers Speed-Sensitive Trailer Gap Aerodynamic Device

XStream Trucking says its new, speed-sensitive, TruckWings trailer gap aerodynamic system can deliver fuel savings while reducing emissions.

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