Trailers

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May 2, 2017

Stoughton to Install TopKit Aero System on Rental, Lease Trailers

Stoughton Lease will begin installation of SmartTruck TopKit Aero Systems on across its entire fleet of rental and lease trailers.

April 26, 2017

Ancra’s Logist-A-Panel Helps Secure Cargo

Ancra International has added the Logist-A-Panel to its line of cargo restraint system products, designed to create a captive beam decking and shoring wall system to replace standard plywood or liner panel from a sheet and post trailer.

April 25, 2017

Air-Weigh Updates LoadMaxx Trailer Scale

Air-Weigh announced the next generation of its LoadMaxx Trailer Scale that combines its previous LoadMaxx and Quickload trailer scales into a single scale with two options: LoadMaxx base model and LoadMaxx with ComLink.

April 7, 2017

Drop Decks, Aluminum Transition Radii, and the Romans

I looked at the transition radius on a Mac aluminum drop deck and it occurred to me that the radius is an arc, a portion of an arch – that engineering marvel devised by Roman engineers more than 2,000 years ago.

March 30, 2017

Thermo King Names Transport Specialists North American Dealer of the Year

Thermo King, manufacturer of transport temperature control solutions, recently recognized Cincinnati, Ohio-based Transport Specialists as its North American Dealer of the Year at the company's annual dealer principal meeting.

March 29, 2017

Semitrailer Inventor August Fruehauf to Enter Automotive Hall of Fame

Fruehauf, as a blacksmith, noted that horses that pulled rather than carried loads were in better shape. He reasoned that trucks would likewise last longer if they towed rather than toted loads.

March 28, 2017

Talbert Introduces 55-Ton Extendable Heavy Haul Trailer

Talbert Manufacturing has introduced a new 55-ton extendable heavy-haul trailer, the 55SA-Tele, designed to haul large equipment.

March 27, 2017

Trends in Trailer Suspensions

While suspension producers are constantly upgrading and improving their products and adding new models, overall trends in suspension uptake by fleets remain fairly constant.

March 23, 2017

Wabco Reveals Technology Showcase Trailer

Wabco is debuting its interactive Technology Showcase Trailer for the first time at the 2017 Mid-America Trucking Show to highlight company innovations.

March 22, 2017

The Tales Trailer Tires Tell

Say what you will about a tire, but it won’t lie to you. If there are problems with wheel alignment, suspensions, braking or chassis, your tires will be happy to tell you, if you just take a look.

March 17, 2017

Phillips Collaborates on Trailer-to-Tractor Connectivity Tool

Phillips Industries and Velvac are collaborating on the TrailerLink connected vehicle solution, which is designed to support trailer-to-tractor video and data communications and connectivity.

March 15, 2017

Trailer Orders Down in February, but Still Up From Last Year

February trailer orders are expected to trail January’s excellent numbers but still exceed last year’s numbers, according to the preliminary estimates from ACT Research.

March 13, 2017

Jackknifes Happen Often on Dry Roads, Too

Anti-lock braking systems are supposed to keep brakes from locking, but this time didn’t. Why might that be?

March 8, 2017

On the Spot: Truck-Lite's RoadReady Trailer Telematics System [Video]

Truck-Lite has released the RoadReady telematics package, designed to let trucking companies know that a trailer is ready for the road, prior to dispatching a driver. 

March 7, 2017

Melton Truck Lines Adds Stepdeck Trailers

Flatbed carrier Melton Truck Lines has added 53-foot stepdeck trailers to its fleet to allow the company to meet a broader scope of customer needs, the company announced.

March 5, 2017

Regulations Will Widen Use of Aero Devices, Wabco Says

Starting Jan. 1 of next year – fewer than nine months from now – all new 53-foot box-type trailers will come with trailer skirts, like ‘em or not. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

February 28, 2017

Stoughton Offers Sneak Peak of New Refrigerated Van

A new refrigerated trailer from Stoughton will be available to order late in 2017. Production is slated to begin in early 2018.

February 28, 2017

Stoughton Trailers Premieres New Dry Van Design Features

Stoughton's dry van redesign will reduce fleets' maintenance burden and parts inventories by commonizing and standardizing many components so they can be easily interchanged between the Z-Plate and the aluminum Sheet & Post body styles.

February 27, 2017

Great Dane Reveals Smart Trailer Concept at TMC Meeting

Great Dane is presenting three new product features at the TMC Annual Meeting and Technology Exhibition, including a new smart trailer concept, antimicrobial interior reefer liners, and a stronger rear impact guard.

February 27, 2017

FlowBelow Shows Aero Device for Trailer Wheels

Wheel covers and fairings smooth the complex air flow around trailer wheels and suspension. They complement other trailer aerodynamic devices. Tom Berg highlights one of the newest entrants in his Trailer Talk blog.

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