Trailers

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March 31, 2015

Spec'ing Electrical Parts for A 12-Year Life

Thee Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has a recommended practice to help trailer buyers spec electrical systems.

March 31, 2015

Price and Weight Comparisons: Steel, Combo and Aluminum

Different buyers have different considerations, which is why trailer manufacturers offer the three different types. Manac offered a quick look at the three trailer types in its booth at MATS.

March 30, 2015

Manac Considering Ways to Increase Shareholder Value

Strategic alternatives may include, but are not limited to, a sale of the company, a merger with another company, or another business combination, the company said.

March 26, 2015

Thermo King Sets Up Network of Drop Yards

The yards can be used for a "nominal" fee by almost all truckers, whether or not they're TK customers.

March 25, 2015

Wabco, Hendrickson to Offer Axles with Lightweight Air Disc Brakes

Wabco says it has signed a long-term supply agreement with Hendrickson Trailer Commercial Vehicle Systems to provide advanced air disc brakes for an integrated trailer-axle product with weight-saving potential.

March 24, 2015

Refiners Buy Tankers to Ensure Supplies of Better Crude Oil

Refiners are buying trucks to fetch more desirable crude oil than what they’re getting through pipelines.

March 18, 2015

Talbert Adds Capacity to Traveling Axle Series Trailers

Talbert Manufacturing updated its Traveling Axle Series, increasing hauling capacity by 5 tons. The five new trailer models will replace the previous versions within the trailer series.

March 17, 2015

Why Safe Coupling Procedures Matter

It could've been driver error, mechanical failure or both, and we won't know for a while. But it sure matters.

March 16, 2015

TrailerCam Helps Drivers Back Into Loading Docks

The TrailerCam wireless video monitoring system is a ruggedized, portable wireless camera and transmitter designed to help large truck and trailer combinations back up into a loading dock or other difficult situations.

March 12, 2015

SmartWay Elite Level Even More Efficient, Says EPA

What does the new "Elite" level of fuel-saving devices offered by the EPA SmartWay program mean? Senior Editor Tom Berg explores the topic in his Trailer Talk blog.

March 6, 2015

Atlas FastGear Are Faster Deploying Trailer Landing Gear

SAF Holland introduced its Holland Atlas FastGear landing gear for trailers. The FastGear features a faster cranking deployment and comes in two models with different load capacities.

March 3, 2015

Edge Fairings Gain SmartWay Elite Status

The Tail resembles the Trailer Tail from ATDynamics, but seems unique in that its panels automatically deploy when the rig reaches about 45 mph, then fold up as it slows down.

February 26, 2015

Trailer Order Backlog Near 20-Year Highs

ACT Research's latest report on trailer order numbers show a strong January, despite a drop from December.

February 25, 2015

Work-Truck Body or Upfitted Cargo Van?

Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.

February 23, 2015

Trailer Orders Normalize in January

Trailer orders for January hit 27,300 units returning to normal order rates after an increased rate in the last three months of 2014, according to report from FTR.

February 19, 2015

Blinding Snow Turns a Trailer into a Tow Truck

A minivan plowed into the rear of a semi on I-75 in northern Michigan, and got dragged along for miles by the rig because its driver was totally unaware that he had something hanging on.

February 19, 2015

Underslung Suspension is Compatible with All Brake Sizes

The Underslung Suspension from Ingersoll Axles is a fully integrated suspension system designed to improve performance in drop decks, low boys, specialty vans and auto haulers.

February 17, 2015

Meritor Wabco Automatic Lift Axle Control Manages Suspension Load

Meritor Wabco’s SmartTrac automatic trailer lift axle control system is designed to monitor suspension load and manage lift axles for trailers.

February 16, 2015

Converter Dolly Automatically Closes Gap

The large gap between combination trailers can now be decreased at highway speeds to reduce aerodynamic drag and save fuel with Silver Eagle Manufacturing’s T-Dolly.

February 11, 2015

Galbreath Expands Lightweight Roll-off Trailer Line

Galbreath launched the M6-250 Series Roll-off Trailer designed to be lightweight and handle heavy loads like scrap and construction materials.

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