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Keeping Your Wheels On
Keeping Your Wheels On

October 15, 2013
There’s no mystery to why wheels come off trucks. The National Transportation Safety Board in 1992, and Ontario’s Ministry of Transportation in the late...

ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation
ATA asks FMCSA to Eliminate Tire Underinflation Violation

May 21, 2014
There is no official definition of underinflated against which to write citations, so the cops have historically been sort of making it up as they go along...

What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?
What Exactly Constitutes an Underinflated Truck Tire?

July 3, 2013
Why should we worry about defining underinflation? Because of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's CSA (Compliance, Safety, Accountability)...

Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?
Do We Worry Too Much About Inflation Pressure?

April 8, 2014
Tire pressure monitoring systems have allowed us a peek into the secret life of tires, and revealed some astonishing details.

Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts
Idle Smart's Battery Protect Ensures Engine Starts

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- The new Battery Protect system from Idle Smart continuously monitors battery voltage levels, and will automatically start and run a...

Eaton, Cummins Westport Pair ISX12 G with UltraShift Plus
Eaton, Cummins Westport Pair  ISX12 G with UltraShift Plus

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- To meet the demands of the emerging alternative fuel markets, Eaton and Cummins Westport now offer an integrated powertrain package...

Accuride's New Accu-Lite Wheel Lineup Sheds 4 Pounds
Accuride's New Accu-Lite Wheel Lineup Sheds 4 Pounds

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE – Accuride unveiled two new aluminum wheels for wide-single tires that are up to 4 pounds lighter than the models they replace. With the...

Paccar Adds Spicer EconoTrek 6x2, AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axles
Paccar Adds Spicer EconoTrek 6x2, AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axles

March 9, 2014
TMC, NASHVILLE -- Spicer EconoTrek 6x2 tandem axle and the AdvanTEK 40 Tandem Axle are now available on certain Kenworth and Peterbilt models

Haldex Re-enters North American ADB market
Haldex Re-enters North American ADB market

February 28, 2016
The first member of the ModulT family to be introduced in North America is the 22.5-inch optimized trailer brake, weighing 70 pounds including pads. It will...

Michelin's Auto Tire Inflation Tech Maintains Pressure
Michelin's Auto Tire Inflation Tech Maintains Pressure

March 1, 2016
Michelin Auto Inflate will use automatic tire inflation technology developed by Aperia Technologies called Halo to maintain the pressure on drive and...

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