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Driverless Tesla vs. Parked Trailer: Owner's Fault?
Driverless Tesla vs. Parked Trailer: Owner's Fault?

May 12, 2016
Rear-underride collisions upset safety advocates because they badly hurt auto drivers and passengers. What about a front-underride incident with no driver...

Trailer Report: Making Sense of Spread Tandems

February 1, 2008
There are good reasons to use 'em, and reasons not to. here's a way they'd work better or would they?

Trailers are Smarter Than Ever
Trailers are Smarter Than Ever

January 23, 2017
Reefer temperature sensing, remote tracking, and tire pressure management are now in use. Coming soon: monitoring more mechanical conditions.

Quick Spin: International LT625
Quick Spin: International LT625

December 21, 2016
Quietness and driver-inspired interior amenities are the prime virtues of International’s recently introduced LT series tractor.

Lights Help with Hooking Up, But Inspections Still Necessary
Lights Help with Hooking Up, But Inspections Still Necessary

November 14, 2016
There’s dropping trailers, as in hook-and-drop operations, and there’s dropping a trailer, as in whoops! In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg looks at two...

SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics
SmartValve's a Back-Saver at Meijer Logistics

September 29, 2016
The Hadley device adds suspension adjustment capability and reduces cranking work for drivers.

TMC Looks at Special Trailer Repair Issues
TMC Looks at Special Trailer Repair Issues

September 21, 2016
How do you repair a lowboy trailer whose deck structure has lost its arc? That might deserve some scrutiny, the organization figures.

SuperDuty Pickups Ably Tow, and Back, Heavy Trailers
SuperDuty Pickups Ably Tow, and Back, Heavy Trailers

September 30, 2016
The heftiest trailer was a Gladiator Load Max gooseneck, loaded with concrete blocks and decorative limestone, and weighing almost 30,000 pounds.

75-Ton 9-Axle Lowboy Hauls More, Saves Money for Equipment Dealer
75-Ton 9-Axle Lowboy Hauls More, Saves Money for Equipment Dealer

September 5, 2014
Bill Miller Equipment needed a trailer of higher capacity, with axle configurations and versatility to haul it through numerous states. Talbert built one....

Snow on the Roof? Knock It Off with Compressed Air, Driver Says
Snow on the Roof? Knock It Off with Compressed Air, Driver Says

November 26, 2013
Snow is spreading across much of the country, and maybe everyone’s biggest worry is just getting there. But if you’re motoring down the highway and a...