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Special Trailer Helps Promote the Trades to Young People
Snow Doesn’t Stop Poland Spring's ‘Safety Blitz’
Driverless Tesla vs. Parked Trailer: Owner's Fault?
Tanker Fleet Manager Praises Air Disc Brakes

Tanker Fleet Manager Praises Air Disc Brakes

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 drum brakes are "obsolete." Read more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.

June 10, 2016

Force Field Could Form 'Electric Boat Tail' to Cut Turbulence
NTSB Confirms Tesla Was Speeding When It Hit That Trailer
Phase 2 GHG Regs for Trailers Both Simple and Complex
Advantage 10-speed Transmissions to Use Less Lube Oil, Save 75 pounds, Eaton Says
Western Star Introduces 4700SB All-Wheel Drive Model

Western Star Introduces 4700SB All-Wheel Drive Model

Western Star Wednesday introduced all-wheel drive versions of its 4700SB (setback front axle) truck. Now available to order, the 4700SB AWD can be had in 4x4 and 6x6 versions, and is aimed at construction and utility applications requiring a lightweight truck with rugged, off-road traction.

March 6, 2013

Ford Expects Transit Vans to Help Keep Lead as Sales Continue Climbing
Big UPS Order for NG Tractors Follows 300 Million Successful ‘Green’ Miles

ACT Expo Panel Discusses Slow Adoption for Alternative Fuels

Despite all the publicity and development of new products from truck and equipment manufacturers, especially for natural gas, trucks that run on gases and liquids other than diesel and gasoline are still a small minority of all those being bought in recent years, acknowledged panelists at the Alternative Clean Transportation Expo, which runs this week in Washington, D.C.

June 25, 2013

Nissan Adds Quick, Nimble Compact Van to Commercial Truck Line

Nissan Adds Quick, Nimble Compact Van to Commercial Truck Line

There’s another small van in town. It’s called the NV200 Compact , and Nissan Commercial Vehicles wants you to buy it instead of a Ford Transit Connect or any other compact vehicle you might be considering to deliver goods and services.

June 25, 2013

Private Carriers Honor Fleet Executives, Companies for Excellence

Private Carriers Honor Fleet Executives, Companies for Excellence

National Private Truck Council has honored five individuals and companies for excellence in fleet management and operations with its annual Leadership Awards. The annual awards were sponsored by Heavy Duty Trucking magazine and presented during NPTC’s annual conference and exhibition, which concluded yesterday in Cincinnati.

May 1, 2013

Hours of Service Reg Likely to Take Effect As-Is, NPTC Legal Counsel Says

Hours of Service Reg Likely to Take Effect As-Is, NPTC Legal Counsel Says

Revised hours-of-service rules being contested by trucking and outside parties will probably be adopted as presented by federal authorities, the National Private Trucking Council’s staff lawyer, Rick Schweitzer, told attendees at the group’s annual meeting this week in Cincinnati.

May 1, 2013