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Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade
Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

April 16, 2018
There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and...

Vinyl Graphics Add Charity Awareness – and Revenue
Vinyl Graphics Add Charity Awareness – and Revenue

April 11, 2018
An Ohio fleet is using vinyl graphics to increase company visibility and raise awareness for charities.

In L.A. Beware of Baxter Street's 32% Grade!
In L.A. Beware of Baxter Street's 32% Grade!

April 8, 2018
The grade's apex is unnerving, and can hang up long vehicles, like trucks and semis. Residents want Waze, which has directed traffic in this direction, to...

Special Trailer Delivers Milwaukee's First New Trolley
Special Trailer Delivers Milwaukee's First New Trolley

March 28, 2018
The carrier's name -- Silk Road – is taken from the ancient Eurasian trade routes. It specializes in delivering transit equipment and has trailers set up to...

Sometimes Trailers Can Be Taxed Twice
Sometimes Trailers Can Be Taxed Twice

March 21, 2018
Let's say you resell a near-new trailer and charge the tax. The buyer complains that it's a used trailer. What do you say -- life's not fair?

WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks
WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

March 12, 2018
Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion...

Low Bridge Ahead! Some Drivers See It, Others Don't
Low Bridge Ahead! Some Drivers See It, Others Don't

February 28, 2018
A 12' 7" railroad bridge on the west side of Delaware, Ohio, has been hit by 13 trucks in the last two years. The city is readying a laser-activated solution.

Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks
Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks

February 26, 2018
Authorities believe side impact guards can protect pedestrians, bicyclists, and motorcyclists and Seattle's fleet has embraced the device.

A Dangerous Close-up of a Piggyback Trailer
A Dangerous Close-up of a Piggyback Trailer

February 20, 2018
Train hopping is dangerous – always dangerous – veterans of the pastime say. In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg, from the safety of watching via YouTube,...

Book On Trailer Manufacturing History Recalls Personal Stories
Book On Trailer Manufacturing History Recalls Personal Stories

February 9, 2018
U-boat attacks on the Gulf and Atlantic coasts early in World War II forced hauling of petroleum by truck, the interesting volume says.

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