How Truck Tires Have Evolved
February 5, 2016
The tread designs of medium- and heavy-duty truck tires have become more sophisticated and tailor-made for specific applications and wheel positions.
A Look at the California-Compliant Trailer
January 26, 2016
There’s a California-compliant trailer in your future, whether you want it or not. But what’s not to want?
5 Tips to Prevent Wheel Separation
December 23, 2015
Research into past incidents shows inadequate maintenance is the root cause of most wheel separation incidents.
Reduce Your Maintenance Burden With Air Disc Brakes
December 21, 2015
When you look at the reduced and simplified maintenance requirements of air disc brakes, better stopping power becomes the icing on the cake.
Testing Out Dana's Dual Range Disconnect [Video]
December 17, 2015
First revealed at the Mid-America Trucking Show in March, Dana's Dual Range Disconnect drive axle system gives users the fuel savings of a downsped 6x2...
For Whom the ELD Bell Tolls
December 10, 2015
It's official, finally; hours of service is going electronic. In his On the Road blog, Equipment Editor and former driver Jim Park tells fleets and...
Tire Pressure, Fuel Economy and GHG Regs
December 3, 2015
Should tire inflation systems be part of the new federal greenhouse gas/fuel economy rules? Trucking’s track record with pressure maintenance says yes. But,...
Spec’ing Charging, Starting and Battery Systems
December 1, 2015
If you haven’t spec’d a truck in the past few years, you might be surprised by how much the truck’s electrical needs have changed.
Why Do Wheels Come Loose?
November 24, 2015
Investigations into hundreds of wheel separation incidents reveals that whether it was loosened wheel fasteners or failed bearings due to improper...
Kenworth's Rock-Solid T880
November 18, 2015
The T880 was introduced a few years ago but in just six short months, orders for the new vocational platform overtook its worthy predecessor, the T800. In...