HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

July 2007

Cover Story By Deborah Lockridge
Uptime: Beware The Culture Clash

Power struggles between operations and maintenance can cost you in downtime and money.

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Features

Towing: Finding A Better Way

By Oliver Patton

Everyone has a towing horror story. Here's what the good guys are doing to take some of the sting out the experience.

Psychic On board

By Jim Beach

Today's truck technology and computing power can predict failures before they happen.

7 Steps To Keep Tires Rolling

By Evan Lockridge, Contributing Editor

Tire problems account for half of roadside breakdowns. A well-run inspection program will save time and money.

Dodging Downtime Disasters

By Tom Berg & Steve Sturgess

Effective management means identifying the things that cripple trucks, and dealing with them before they become emergencies.

Test Drives

Kenworth's T660 Extended Day Cab

By Tom Berg

This extended daycab continues an aerodynamic revolution started by KW a quarter-century ago.

Freightliner's Cascadia

By Jim Park

Freightliner's Cascadia meets customer demands and gives a little more in the bargain.

International's New ProStar

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

It's a driver's truck for its quietness and handling. And it's an owner's truck for its low maintenance and repairability.

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