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Harvey Was One Thing, But Irma's Getting Personal
Harvey Was One Thing, But Irma's Getting Personal

September 7, 2017
This monster has a female name but is no lady, what with sustained winds of 185 mph and gusts of more than 200. I've got relatives and friends in her path,...

Tanker Crashes, Driver Dies, Road Damaged, But a Fair News Story
Tanker Crashes, Driver Dies, Road Damaged, But a Fair News Story

January 31, 2017
We we might never know why the rig hit the guardrail, because as the story said, the truck and any evidence, electronic or otherwise, were destroyed in the...

For Tankers, 'Vapor Recovery' Works Two Ways
For Tankers, 'Vapor Recovery' Works Two Ways

October 14, 2016
He stood at an open pipe at the tanker and held his hand in front of it, checking air as it flowed inside. During product loading, vapor-laden air is drawn...

AeroKits for Tractors Now Offered for Flatbed, Tanker Trailers
AeroKits for Tractors Now Offered for Flatbed, Tanker Trailers

October 17, 2015
FlowBelow Aero Inc., the manufacturer of fairings and wheel covers that control air movement around a road tractor’s drive wheels, is now selling a version...

Fairings Over Tractor's Tandem Save Fuel for Tanker Fleet
Fairings Over Tractor's Tandem Save Fuel for Tanker Fleet

September 9, 2015
Stainless steel tanker trailers look smooth enough to easily slip through the air, but they have characteristics that cause drag. One fleet has turned to an...

Refiners Buy Tankers to Ensure Supplies of Better Crude Oil
Refiners Buy Tankers to Ensure Supplies of Better Crude Oil

March 24, 2015
Refiners are buying trucks to fetch more desirable crude oil than what they’re getting through pipelines.

Hess Toy Trucks Awaken Positive Memories
Hess Toy Trucks Awaken Positive Memories

December 23, 2014
Since 1964 Hess has sold Toy Trucks in the weeks leading up to Christmas, so this year is the 50th anniversary of the tradition. Since Hess is closing its...

Big-Fleet Demand for Vans Leads Surge in Trailer Orders
Big-Fleet Demand for Vans Leads Surge in Trailer Orders

May 27, 2014
Freight growth gives fleets confidence to buy, while low cancellations push backlogs to six months. Tankers are also up strongly, but lack of a highway bill...