Trailers

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April 23, 2018

Continental Unveils Solo Trailer TPMS

Continental has unveiled a standalone tire-pressure monitoring system for trailers called ContiPressureCheck Solo that operates separately from a tractor’s TPMS.

April 16, 2018

Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

April 12, 2018

Fontaine Releases Top Plate for Severe-Duty Applications

Fontaine Fifth Wheel has introduced a top plate designed specifically for severe-duty applications, the Fontaine H7, replacing the H5092 and X5092 Series.

April 10, 2018

How Low Can Flatbeds Go?

As fleets demand ever-lighter flatbeds, trailer suppliers examine every aspect of designs to trim unwanted weight.

April 8, 2018

In L.A. Beware of Baxter Street's 32% Grade!

The grade's apex is unnerving, and can hang up long vehicles, like trucks and semis. Residents want Waze, which has directed traffic in this direction, to wave off this route.

April 4, 2018

Great Dane Appoints Two Lead Manufacturing Executives

Great Dane has appointed two new vice presidents of manufacturing, Axel Gros and Jim Stevenson.

March 29, 2018

How to Maintain Heavy-Haul Trailers

Heavy-haul trailers see it all — rocks, ruts, bumps and jolts. It all translates to an increased risk of damage and it is vital that trailers are maintained properly.

March 28, 2018

Special Trailer Delivers Milwaukee's First New Trolley

The carrier's name -- Silk Road – is taken from the ancient Eurasian trade routes. It specializes in delivering transit equipment and has trailers set up to handle trolleys like this.

March 27, 2018

Qwik Check Can Visually Confirm Electrical Signals from Trailers

The Phillips Industries Qwik-Check was developed for quick and easy confirmation of power within the seven-way connection between a truck and trailer.

March 27, 2018

The Tales Trailers Tell: High-Tech Communications

A growing number of OEMs and suppliers are starting to take a hard look at how to improve the flow of information about the function, health or cargo in a trailer as the latest step toward total logistics transparency.

March 21, 2018

Sometimes Trailers Can Be Taxed Twice

Let's say you resell a near-new trailer and charge the tax. The buyer complains that it's a used trailer. What do you say -- life's not fair?

March 20, 2018

Utility Launches 4000AE Drop Deck Flatbed Trailer

Utility Trailer Manufacturing has introduced its 4000AE Drop Deck flatbed trailer designed to haul heavy or awkward loads.

March 16, 2018

Trailer Orders Fall but Remain Historically High

Trailer orders are expected to hit 32,000 units in February, a number that, if it holds true, would be a record for that month, according to preliminary reports from FTR.

March 12, 2018

WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion of Interstate 94 to support the carrying of machinery to a new factory south of Milwaukee. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog. (Because autonomous trucks do pull trailers...)

March 4, 2018

FlowBelow Aerodynamic Systems Optional on International Trucks, Strick Trailers

Tractor-trailer aerodynamic device supplier FlowBelow announced during the 2018 TMC Annual Meeting that it has entered into agreements with two major truck and trailer makers to provide its systems as an optional equipment spec.

March 4, 2018

Phillips Offers Update on Ultimate Connected Smart Trailer

Phillips Connect Technologies provided the update today during a press conference held in conjunction with the 2018 Technology and Maintenance Council Annual Meeting and Transportation Technology Exhibit.

February 28, 2018

Low Bridge Ahead! Some Drivers See It, Others Don't

A 12' 7" railroad bridge on the west side of Delaware, Ohio, has been hit by 13 trucks in the last two years. The city is readying a laser-activated solution.

February 28, 2018

Yokohama Launches Two Fuel-Efficient BluEarth Trailer Tires

Yokohama has launched the BluEarth 109L and BluEarth 109L ultra wide base – two trailer tires designed for fuel efficiency.

February 26, 2018

Are Your Trucks Ready for Last-Mile Logistics?

A liftgate is key for deliveries. Consider construction, power supply, and safety when readying a fleet for the last mile.

February 26, 2018

Freight Demand Drives Trailer Order Increase

The final numbers for January trailer orders have come in, showing a strong start to 2018 for the trailer industry as fleets try to meet increased freight demand, according to ACT Research.

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