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Cold in Roanoke, a Shiny Overnite Rig, and a Volunteer Named Wizzy. How About That?
Passing Thru Zanesville: Forlorn Trailers, the ‘Y-Bridge’ and a ‘Telltale’ Warning

‘Fool’ Web Story Notes Cummins-Peterbilt SuperTruck MPG Number

Except for highway wrecks, it isn’t often that the general news media get interested in big rigs. But one online outlet, www.fool.com, now has a story about the SuperTruck project, specifically the Peterbilt-Cummins vehicle recently displayed in Washington, D.C., for President Obama’s announcement about fuel economy standards for commercial trucks.

February 24, 2014

X-Ray Van, Old Winnebago Take Doctor’s and Nurses’ Medical Care to the ‘Hollers’
Big-Fleet Demand for Vans Leads Surge in Trailer Orders
Done Properly and Legally, Supplemental Signal Lights Enhance Safety

Done Properly and Legally, Supplemental Signal Lights Enhance Safety

The Transportation Safety Equipment Institute reports that its member companies are seeing an increase in requests to add innovative lighting devices, and questions arise about their legality. Senior Editor Tom Berg takes a closer look in his Trailer Talk blog.

June 16, 2014

Here’s to Tequila Patron, Which Made This Trailer Possible
Solar Panels Can Avoid Run-Down Batteries from Telematic Signaling

Solar Panels Can Avoid Run-Down Batteries from Telematic Signaling

Recent announcements by Carrier Transicold and Thermo King, that they’re offering solar panels as options on many reefer units, jibed nicely with discussions during TMC's Fall Meeting near Orlando, notes Senior Editor Tom Berg in his Trailer Talk blog.

October 7, 2014

Clever Commercial Celebrating a Boy’s Imagination Includes a Tractor-Trailer
SmartWay Elite Level Even More Efficient, Says EPA
Samsung System Tells Motorists When It's Safe to Pass
Containers Get Second Lives as Homes, Offices, Warehouses
United Technologies Execs Tackle Food Waste Problem

United Technologies Execs Tackle Food Waste Problem

“If food waste were a country, it would be the third largest emitter of greenhouse gases behind China and the United States." Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog looks at a new book on food waste whose authors are with the parent company of Carrier Transicold

August 5, 2015

Crash Argues for Better Impact Guards, and Better Driving
Some Aero Details Not So Obvious

Some Aero Details Not So Obvious

SmartTruck has posted a YouTube video depicting how its UnderTray and other devices work. One item alters air behavior at the "ICC bumper."

November 11, 2015