Work-Truck Body or Upfitted Cargo Van?
Large Eurovans are taking over some work-truck roles, but there’s still a big place for service bodies.
Blinding Snow Turns a Trailer into a Tow Truck
A minivan plowed into the rear of a semi on I-75 in northern Michigan, and got dragged along for miles by the rig because its driver was totally unaware...
Combating Corrosion at Wheel-Ends
Careful cleaning extends lives of components, while proper spec’ing heads off rust in the first place.
Near High Street in Hicksville, Ohio, is a Really LOW Overpass
Sometimes, following the truck route is the only way to stay safe, as Senior Editor Tom Berg finds when he travels through a small town in Ohio.
Metal Coils Snuggle Safely into Cradles on This Specialized Trailer
Most truckers who haul heavy rolls of steel and other metals use flatbeds, but there’s a safer way, in the opinion of those who use Transcraft Coil Haulers....
Why Kenworth’s T880 Won the ATD Truck of the Year
Senior Editor Tom Berg explains how he and the other judges picked Kenworth's T880 vocational truck as the ATD's 2015 Commercial Truck of the Year.
Out-of-Control Doubles Make Spectacular Video
This video is so graphic that parts of it, shot by a motorist along the New Jersey Turnpike, were picked up by ABC and CBS in their evening newscasts one...
Diesel Particulate Filters: Blessing and Curse
Diesel particulate filters help cleanse exhaust and give us cleaner air to breathe, but they cause frequent grief and expense.
A Safer Way to Clear Snow and Ice From Van Trailers
Although laws in several states require owners to clean off the roofs before the vehicles head for the road, that’s easier decreed than done, as Tom Berg...
This Trailer’s Smoking Brake Was a Nose Full
Senior Editor Tom Berg tries to warn a driver of a burning brake, but without success. Moral: Check the equipment you're driving.