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Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month
Keeping Ice Cream Cold’s Especially Important This Month

July 17, 2016
Barry, a Ralphs driver, rejected a load because it was too warm. He was especially conscientious, but his action exemplifies care shown by workers all along...

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...

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...

Fruehauf Trailer Reunion Set for Next Month in Detroit
Fruehauf Trailer Reunion Set for Next Month in Detroit

May 5, 2016
Ruth Fruehauf continues her "Singing Wheels" efforts to preserve the trailer builder's history. Enthusiasts are invited to the event, honoring the...

Why Are So Many Trailers Just Sitting There?
Why Are So Many Trailers Just Sitting There?

January 10, 2017
Managers strive for “productivity” and “equipment utilization,” but how many trailers are moving freight even half the time in their lives? Tom Berg's...

Airplane Hits Trailer in 'Amazing' Encounter
Airplane Hits Trailer in 'Amazing' Encounter

May 11, 2017
The plane came in too low and its landing gear clipped the top of the South Shore van, tearing off and embedding itself in the roof and side panels. The...

'High-Water Vehicles' Take Many Forms in Harvey Rescue Work
'High-Water Vehicles' Take Many Forms in Harvey Rescue Work

August 31, 2017
Trucks perform vital work, but explosions at a chemical plant near Houston involved refrigerated trailers that stored temperature-sensitive compounds. Tom...

Be a Virtual American Trucker with New Game from Germany
Be a Virtual American Trucker with New Game from Germany

July 7, 2017
TransRoad: USA, Trucks and Trailers, puts players in the executive seat of a virtual trucking company, starting by choosing virtually appropriate equipment...

Don't Forget to Factor DEF into Fuel Costs
Don't Forget to Factor DEF into Fuel Costs

August 25, 2011
2010-model diesels are running well and turning in better fuel economy than their EPA-'07-spec predecessors, according to reports we've heard at industry...

Super-cube rig for Walmart Canada might raise some issues
Super-cube rig for Walmart Canada might raise some issues

November 11, 2012
What's this? A modern reiteration of a 1930s truck-and-trailer combination? Sort of. It's a high-capacity tractor-trailer combination recently assembled in...