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Oh-Oh! Over She Goes!

August 5, 2010
A short video now making the rounds of truck folks' e-mail boxes shows a huge and heavy steel I-beam girder, and the trailer dollies it's on, falling over...

Peterbilt Model 567 Heritage Evokes 'Large Cars'
Peterbilt Model 567 Heritage Evokes  'Large Cars'

August 23, 2016
Peterbilt Motors’ Model 567 Heritage combines a rugged-looking vocational truck with special exterior and interior trim that harkens back to the company’s...

Cargo Securement: What You Need to Know
Cargo Securement: What You Need to Know

February 21, 2017
Securing loads is a matter of safety and good business. If a piece of cargo is damaged because it shifts or falls off a trailer, the carrier and driver...

High-mpg Model Round-Up
High-mpg Model Round-Up

June 22, 2015
The best fuel economy starts with a truck model specifically designed to squeeze the most possible miles from a gallon of diesel fuel and all major builders...

Best Solutions For Locking Up Tools
Best Solutions For Locking Up Tools

March 11, 2010
New York City is famous for horror stories about crime in general and theft in particular. Here's one we just heard: A tradesman had all his expensive power...

‘Lightweighting’ the F-150 Brings More Performance, Economy, Payload
‘Lightweighting’ the F-150 Brings More Performance, Economy, Payload

October 10, 2014
Aluminum body and bed, redesigned steel frame, and a small but lively V-6 are the new truck’s highpoints.

Test Drive: Caterpillar’s New CT681
Test Drive: Caterpillar’s New CT681

December 19, 2014
Business-like in appearance and set up for bridge-formula states, the latest Cat Truck will suit dump, mixer and snowplow applications.

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

October 29, 2015
The latest congressional proposal authorizing a 91,000-pound weight limit adds productivity, but doesn’t always make operational or economic sense.

Combating Corrosion at Wheel-Ends
Combating Corrosion at Wheel-Ends

February 17, 2015
Careful cleaning extends lives of components, while proper spec’ing heads off rust in the first place.

Aerodynamic Designs Help Cut Water Spray
Aerodynamic Designs Help Cut Water Spray

October 12, 2015
Good vehicle aerodynamics not only increase fuel economy, but also can reduce splash and spray, a safety bonus that also mitigates wear and tear on vehicles.