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You Don't See a Sperry Truck Every Day

You Don't See a Sperry Truck Every Day

Sperry's specially equipped vehicles scoot along railroad tracks testing for imperfections that could cause derailments. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

October 24, 2017

Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
Intellipark Takes the Sting Out of Parking Brake Valves
Interesting Equipment at the New Atlanta Show
What's New in Dump Trailers?

What's New in Dump Trailers?

Think you’re seeing a lot of aluminum end-dump trailers in recent years? You are. Aluminum’s in, but steel still has a place.

October 2, 2017

This Fleet Promotes Good Causes with Vinyl Graphics
Wheels Bring 'Thrills' to the Delaware County Fair
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

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

'High-Water Vehicles' Take Many Forms in Harvey Rescue Work

'High-Water Vehicles' Take Many Forms in Harvey Rescue Work

Trucks perform vital work, but explosions at a chemical plant near Houston involved refrigerated trailers that stored temperature-sensitive compounds. Tom Berg also explores some of the various vehicles, including trailers, being used in relief efforts in this Trailer Talk blog.

August 31, 2017

Thin-Walled Fuel Tanks Feed Another Fiery Truck Wreck
‘Oh, Shift!’ What Slamming On The Brakes Will Do

‘Oh, Shift!’ What Slamming On The Brakes Will Do

What do you do when the load on the trailer shifts, ramming your sleeper just behind you? Thank the Lord that the stack of steel didn’t stab you in the back. Then call for a wrecker. Tom Berg muses on the topic in his latest Trailer Talk blog.

August 10, 2017

Quick Feet Help in Parking Trailers with this Machine
10 Die in Trailer in Latest Human Trafficking Incident
Truck Washing's a Growing Business, Especially at This Company