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You Can Run, But Sometimes You Can't Get By Good-Guy Truckers
You Can Run, But Sometimes You Can't Get By Good-Guy Truckers

March 16, 2011
Most truckers are good guys and good citizens who appreciate law and order. Their tractor-trailers make good road blocks, and drivers have been known to...

Las Vegas Pete Uses an 'Anvil' as a Billboard
Las Vegas Pete Uses an 'Anvil' as a Billboard

February 25, 2011
Most trailers used for product promotion are vans whose broad sides become rolling billboards for truck components of some kind or other. But here we have...

Ancra Load Decking System Adds Payload, Cuts Freight Damage, User Says
Ancra Load Decking System Adds Payload, Cuts Freight Damage, User Says

February 8, 2011
A second generation load decking system from Ancra International is adding 10 to 30 percent to payloads while reducing damage claims by as much as 50...

'What Are Those Things?' Liquid Storage Tanks, That's What
'What Are Those Things?' Liquid Storage Tanks, That's What

February 6, 2011
Every so often I see one of these odd, squarish trailers being pulled down an interstate and wonder, "What are those things?" Last fall, while driving down...

There's a Website for Everything, Including Truck Spills
There's a Website for Everything, Including Truck Spills

February 6, 2011
We've just heard of a website that displays incidents of freight spilled from tractor-trailers onto highways

Did Jim Carrey Really Heap Praise on Titan Trailers? No, but Jim Carey Did
Did Jim Carrey Really Heap Praise on Titan Trailers? No, but Jim Carey Did

January 25, 2011
Last week we got a press release from Titan Trailers that described a customer's use of wood-chip transporters in the woods and roads of Michigan's Upper...

Where To Go When You've Turned Over That Dump Trailer
Where To Go When You've Turned Over That Dump Trailer

January 5, 2011
Imagine that you banged up your car and you've sent it to the factory for fixing. You can't do that, but if you own a dump or flatbed trailer, you can

England's Containers Travel Far Even Before They Begin Working
England's Containers Travel Far Even Before They Begin Working

December 13, 2010
The domestic refrigerated containers used by C.R. England in its award-winning TempStack intermodal operation enter service only after a long journey from...

England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK
England's Double-Stack Operation Saves Fuel, Cuts Emissions, Wins Energy Award from TK

December 7, 2010
Long-hauling of perishable commodities by rail using advanced temperature-controlled 53-foot containers last year saved C.R. England more than 3.5 million...

Tracking Trailer Trends
Tracking Trailer Trends

November 30, 2010
New commercial trailer registrations for the first nine months of the year were up 42 percent compared to the same period last year, according to Polk's...