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Vinyl Graphics Add Charity Awareness – and Revenue
Film Promotes Pennsylvania RR's TrucTrain Service in the 1950s
Thin-Walled Fuel Tanks Feed Another Fiery Truck Wreck
Harvey Was One Thing, But Irma's Getting Personal

Harvey Was One Thing, But Irma's Getting Personal

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, and that's really scary, says Tom Berg in his Trailer Talk Blog.

September 7, 2017

Vehicles in Floodwater? Bendix Offers Servicing Tips

Vehicles in Floodwater? Bendix Offers Servicing Tips

If heavy trucks and trailers have been in relatively shallow water and circuitry and on-board computers are not damaged, they might still be serviceable. Not right away, though. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

September 13, 2017

Thoughts From Staring at Semis' Rear Doors
Wheels Bring 'Thrills' to the Delaware County Fair
Mack Museum Displays Fancy Fruehauf Van

Mack Museum Displays Fancy Fruehauf Van

The 32-foot insulated van, built in 1950 like its companion Mack LFT tractor, “has all the interior and floor required to make it a refrigerated trailer by adding a cooling unit,” an informational placard says.

November 21, 2017

Be a Virtual American Trucker with New Game from Germany
Quick Feet Help in Parking Trailers with this Machine
Special Vans Haul Horses from the Fairgrounds

Special Vans Haul Horses from the Fairgrounds

For horse trailers, corrosion resistance is important because of urine. Strength is, too, so trailer structures don’t twist on rough ground and its doors can freely open. Learn more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.

November 28, 2017

Book On Trailer Manufacturing History Recalls Personal Stories
Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Improved VHD Deserves Better Sales, Volvo Says

Volvo's vocational VHD model truck gets a new interior and LED headlamps to make it a more desirable choice for operators of dump, mixer, refuse and other rough-service vehicles.

January 30, 2018

Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks

Seattle Embraces Side Guards for Trucks

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

February 26, 2018

WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

WisDOT Ponders Using I-94 Shoulders for Autonomous Trucks

Should freeway shoulders be set aside to run autonomous trucks? Wisconsin’s Department of Transportation is considering doing exactly that along a portion of Interstate 94 to support the carrying of machinery to a new factory south of Milwaukee. Tom Berg has more in the Trailer Talk blog. (Because autonomous trucks do pull trailers...)

March 12, 2018