May 13, 2015
The House Appropriations Committee has approved a $55-billion spending bill that includes a provision to allow 33-foot long double trailers on Interstate and other highways— regardless of state laws.
May 7, 2015
There was a time when railroads were in the motor transport business, as their parent companies recognized that freight was being grabbed by fast, flexible long-haul trucks and they might as well grab some of the revenue.
May 1, 2015
Trail King Industries has acquired aluminum grain trailer maker Dakota Trailer Manufacturing expanding the company’s agricultural product line.
April 29, 2015
Wabash National announced a five-year agreement with Aurora Parts & Accessories to be the exclusive supplier of aftermarket parts the company's trailers and brands.
April 28, 2015
Unlike most skirts that are stationary, the stinger moves with the tandem as it’s slid fore and aft, so it smooths air flow no matter where the tandem is set, said the system’s inventor.
April 24, 2015
Throwing a tarpaulin over a big load on a flatbed trailer, especially on a cold, snowy windy day might be the most difficult job in trucking but there are easier alternatives.
April 22, 2015
East Manufacturing has named Great Western Leasing & Sales Inc. in Fontana, Calif., as an authorized East dealer.
April 17, 2015
Carrier's reefer activities date to 1940, and Transicold brand was formed in 1970, when the company acquired Transicold Co., based in California.
April 13, 2015
A reference guide containing state-by-state listings of size and weight regulations, called the 2015 Size and Weight Guide, has been made available for download by XTRA Lease.
April 8, 2015
The Steel End Dump is a project that has been in consideration over the past few years and, with the re-awakening of construction activity, the company decided to re-introduce the model.
The GT Radial GTL922 is a line haul trailer tire designed for better driving stability and wet grip performance.
April 7, 2015
Claims made by Cold Train founders in their $41 million suit, announced on Tuesday, illustrate how the railroads, like truckers, can’t handle all the business being thrown at them.
April 2, 2015
The Scheuerle Highway Trailer MES merges the requirements for transporting oversize and concentrated loads into one trailer.
March 31, 2015
Thee Technology & Maintenance Council of the American Trucking Associations has a recommended practice to help trailer buyers spec electrical systems.
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
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
The yards can be used for a "nominal" fee by almost all truckers, whether or not they're TK customers.
March 25, 2015
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 are buying trucks to fetch more desirable crude oil than what they’re getting through pipelines.
March 18, 2015
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.
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