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How to Move 1.98 Million Pounds

October 27, 2010
Reader John M. King Jr. sent us this description and photos of the hauling of a massive load in the Carolinas. The contractor employed a pair of...

Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem
Dana Preparing ‘Dual Range Disconnect’ 6x4-6x2 Tandem

March 26, 2015
Dana engineers are working on a Spicer Dual Range Disconnect tandem rear axle that combines the traction advantages of a dual-drive 6x4 configuration with...

Kenworth T880 Dump Truck
Kenworth T880 Dump Truck

May 17, 2013
Only a couple of days after announcing its new T880 at the Mid-America Trucking Show in Louisville, Ky., in March, Kenworth had a couple of trucks for us...

Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease
Truck Buying Options: New, Used, Buy or Lease

February 4, 2014
What’ll it be, buddy? New or used? Buy or lease? A salesperson could throw those questions at a prospective buyer and get a combination of answers, and none...

LNG: Kwik-Trip Inc. runs both LNG and CNG
LNG: Kwik-Trip Inc. runs both LNG and CNG

September 12, 2013
Says the butcher: “We eat what we sell.” Says Kwik-Trip: “We burn what we sell.” That’s natural gas, sold in liquefied and compressed form at 15 of the 430...

KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability
KW’s New T880S Has Traditional Looks, Surprising Turnability

April 7, 2017
A forward-set steer axle is usually a way to stretch truck’s wheelbase to meet weight-distribution laws in so-called bridge states, but the styling of...

Rollover Control: Electronic stability technology

June 10, 2009
Not a lot of truck buyers are choosing electronic stability enhancement devices, but maybe they should - because they could be saving big bucks

Sad Work: Delivering the News of JFK’s Assassination
Sad Work: Delivering the News of JFK’s Assassination

November 21, 2013
What were you doing 50 years ago, when you heard that JFK had been assassinated? If you’re age 55 or older, you probably remember that moment clearly,...

Why Safe Coupling Procedures Matter
Why Safe Coupling Procedures Matter

March 17, 2015
It could've been driver error, mechanical failure or both, and we won't know for a while. But it sure matters.

Trailer Aero Devices Help Save 1 mpg, Manager Says
Trailer Aero Devices Help Save 1 mpg, Manager Says

May 24, 2016
“All you have to do is ride a motorcycle behind the trailers to notice the difference” between aero and bare trailers, says John Drake, a Harley-Davidson...