HeavyDuty Trucking – Issue

November 2008

Cover Story By Oliver Patton, Steve Sturgess, Deborah Lockridge
Credit Crunch - Surviving The Storm

A month of financial turmoil has turned the economic forecast gloomy. Truckers will need good management to survive recession and the credit crisis.

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Features

Maintenance Report: Trailers

By Deborah Lockridge, Senior Managing Editor

Attention to detail in spec'ing and maintaining trailers pays off in longer life and lower maintenance costs.

Safety Technology: Rollover Control

By Tom Berg, Senior Equipment Editor

Rollovers and jackknifes are costly, but modern electronic products seriously reduce their frequency, users say.

Test Drives

Class 6 & 7 Roundup

By Tom Berg

Midrange in transition

Editorials

Racing Cascadias Are Winners

By Steve Sturgess, Executive Editor

The C13 engines produce 1,050 horsepower and 4,400 pounds-feet of torque

Length Exemption For Aero Device

By Deborah Whistler, Editor

DOT waives length requirements for trailers with TrailerTail aerodynamic device.

Short-Sea Shippers: Barging In

By Doug Condra, President

With new government capitalization, water carriers launch a comeback.

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