Truck Weight

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October 29, 2015

Six Axles and 91,000 Pounds: Will It Fly?

The latest congressional proposal authorizing a 91,000-pound weight limit adds productivity, but doesn’t always make operational or economic sense.

October 9, 2015

Private Fleets Back Higher Truck Weight Limit

The National Private Truck Council is now throwing its own weight behind the legislative effort to allow individual states to increase the federal vehicle weight limit to 91,000 pounds for tractor-trailers that are equipped with a sixth axle.

August 26, 2015

New Report Explores Lightweighting

The North American Council on Freight Efficiency and the Carbon War Room released their most recent “Confidence Report,” on lightweighting strategies for heavy-duty trucks, released August 25 at the Fleet Technology Expo in Long Beach, Calif.

April 14, 2015

Ingersoll Axles Offers Load Monitoring and Lube System

Ingersoll Axles has two new offerings, the Load Monitoring system by Kimax and the Ingersoll Lube System.

July 1, 2013

Truck Weight Introduces Wireless Sensor for Mechanical Suspensions

Truck Weight has introduced a new wireless sensor for mechanical suspension systems that provides off-road and severe service fleets with a low-cost and simple-to-install alternative to traditional load-cell systems for onboard scales.

March 19, 2013

Bill To Increase Truck Weight Passes In Idaho

Lawmakers in Idaho’s House voted almost unanimously on Monday in favor a bill to make permanent a 10-year pilot project that allows trucks up to 129,000 pounds along 35 southern routes in the state.



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