Search This Site

Showing Results 1 - 10 of 779
Test Drive: Nissan’s Titan XD Gas
Test Drive: Nissan’s Titan XD Gas

June 23, 2016
What does it take for a pickup to be considered “American”? Nissan is a Japanese company, but its Titan XD is American all the way through.

Inventor of Flip-Type Placards Retires at Age 95
Inventor of Flip-Type Placards Retires at Age 95

June 21, 2016
It was a challenge when a carrier transported a mixed load of various dangerous goods that needed to be identified. Today there are nine categories of...

DriverFirst Aims to Design Internationals ‘Drivers Want to Drive’
DriverFirst Aims to Design Internationals ‘Drivers Want to Drive’

June 13, 2016
International Truck says it has launched a company-wide initiative, DriverFirst, aimed at giving its customers an edge in attracting and retaining qualified...

Lift Gate Trailers Can Load Normally with New 'Lok' Device
Lift Gate Trailers Can Load Normally with New 'Lok' Device

June 13, 2016
Lift gates cannot mate to dock restraints because they lack attachment points for the hooks, so shippers won't load the trailers, until now. Tom Berg has...

Tanker Fleet Manager Praises Air Disc Brakes
Tanker Fleet Manager Praises Air Disc Brakes

June 10, 2016
Jim Fox, a manager at aviation-fuel-hauler Pinnacle Express, is a strong believer in disc brakes. This mechanic and million-mile former driver declares that...

Whoa, How'd This Rig Hold Together?
Whoa, How'd This Rig Hold Together?

June 1, 2016
There are no federal government or SAE strength requirements, so standards were set by the marketplace, and now by European rules.

Refinishing Wheels the Right Way
Refinishing Wheels the Right Way

May 25, 2016
Road salts damage steel and aluminum wheels, and there are proper ways to maintain and repair them.

Heavy-Haul Trailers Get Lighter
Heavy-Haul Trailers Get Lighter

May 24, 2016
You don’t think about “lightweight” when talking about lowboys, which are often long and multi-axled. Nevertheless, today’s heavy-haul trailers are not as...

Trailer Aero Devices Help Save 1 mpg, Manager Says
Trailer Aero Devices Help Save 1 mpg, Manager Says

May 24, 2016
“All you have to do is ride a motorcycle behind the trailers to notice the difference” between aero and bare trailers, says John Drake, a Harley-Davidson...

Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback
Hybrid Electric-Drive Trailer Tandem Promises Quick Payback

May 23, 2016
A hybrid electric-drive trailer tandem being developed by a group of engineers at Hyliion Inc. in Pittsburgh, Pa. The device, which for now has no official...

Previous12345678910...7778Next