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Truckers Among Volunteers for Wreaths Across America
Truckers Among Volunteers for Wreaths Across America

December 29, 2016
Dart Transit owner-operator Pat Wortham explains why he's involved in the yearly effort to honor deceased service members.

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...

‘Steer Cars’ and ‘Jeeps’ Bring Up the Rear of Long-Beam Hauls
‘Steer Cars’ and ‘Jeeps’ Bring Up the Rear of Long-Beam Hauls

August 19, 2013
Last week we ran a news story about the hauling of long, heavy concrete beams for reconstruction of the Interstate 5 bridge over the Skagit River in...

Inventor of Flip-Type Placards Retires at Age 95
Inventor of Flip-Type Placards Retires at Age 95

June 21, 2016
It was a challenge when a carrier transported a mixed load of various dangerous goods that needed to be identified. Today there are nine categories of...

Wabash Shows What a 33-Foot Pup Would Look Like
Wabash Shows What a 33-Foot Pup Would Look Like

March 31, 2014
Congress is supposedly inclined to approve a proposal to allow twin 33-foot doubles. If so, trailers like this would probably become common. Tom Berg has...

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...

Trailers an Important Part of 2016 SuperTech
Trailers an Important Part of 2016 SuperTech

September 23, 2016
Trailers get little enough attention in the real world, and this new focus gives them the respect they deserve. Trailers (and truck bodies) are where the...

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says

October 18, 2017
The Hyliion 6X4HE system, which includes an electric APU that saves another 12% in fuel, is being tested by three major fleets.

Trailers the European Way
Trailers the European Way

December 22, 2016
European designs are often more elegant (or complex, depending on how you look at it), but these features add functionality to products.

How Fruehaufs and Whites Once Hauled Unique Steel Houses
How Fruehaufs and Whites Once Hauled Unique Steel Houses

May 7, 2017
Trailers were loaded with panels and hardware as they left the assembly line, then hauled to their destinations. At building sites, parts that were needed...