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O-O? Trailer Transit Might Need You
O-O? Trailer Transit Might Need You

February 11, 2016
Tom Berg has been intrigued for a while by Trailer Transit, which, as its name implies, is a transporter of trailers. The Indiana-based outfit's...

An Unusual Trailer-Mounted Concrete Pumper
An Unusual Trailer-Mounted Concrete Pumper

February 2, 2016
Most pumpers are mounted on straight trucks, some with multiple axles, but this large, heavy one is better carried on a long 10-axle rig.

Test Drive: Nissan Titan XD's a Big Leap Forward
Test Drive: Nissan Titan XD's a Big Leap Forward

January 29, 2016
The beefed-up chassis puts the new truck between ½-ton and ¾-ton pickups, but the star for now is Cummins power.

Twin 33s Issue Revived in Constitution-Related Bill
Twin 33s Issue Revived in Constitution-Related Bill

January 29, 2016
Double 33-foot trailers were pulled from last December's spending bill by senators who objected on safety grounds, but as Tom Berg explores in his Trailer...

More Options For Buying Used
More Options For Buying Used

January 20, 2016
Low interest rates for loans and growing supplies of used equipment help buyers, and there are hundreds of places to shop.

Model Train Show Includes Trucks that Deliver Memories
Model Train Show Includes Trucks that Deliver Memories

January 20, 2016
The Greenberg Great Train & Toy Show is an annual event at the fairgrounds in Columbus, Ohio. On the show's layouts as in real life, trucks and trailers...

Roll-Off Truck’s Raised Rails Batter a Bridge
Roll-Off Truck’s Raised Rails Batter a Bridge

January 12, 2016
Roll-off truck drivers: Did you turn off the PTO? Trucks and trailers are sometimes incompatible with overpasses. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

Special Dumps Haul Bulk and Palletized Cargo Near and Far
Special Dumps Haul Bulk and Palletized Cargo Near and Far

December 29, 2015
Long-hauling is usually done with vans, reefers and flatbeds. But a little-noticed segment of trucking uses dump trailers that carry a wide variety of...

No Fast-Forwarding Past This Commercial
No Fast-Forwarding Past This Commercial

December 23, 2015
This TV spot packs a lot of action into 10 seconds, and never mind that its details vary quite a bit.

Test Drive: New MX-11 Engine Performs for Peterbilt
Test Drive: New MX-11 Engine Performs for Peterbilt

December 18, 2015
Truckers who used to crave a long-nose Pete with a big-bore engine might be surprised by Paccar’s new smaller powerhouse.

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