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Special Trailer Delivers Milwaukee's First New Trolley
Electric Axle for Trucks Saves Up to 15% in Fuel, Hyliion Says
Old Dominion's Baseball Trailer Promotes Series Sweepstakes
Truck Washing's a Growing Business, Especially at This Company
‘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

A Rolling Tarp Might Have Worked for an O-O's Special Load
Truck and Trailer Side Guards Being Pushed and Sold

Truck and Trailer Side Guards Being Pushed and Sold

Side guards add weight and cost, and might never come into play in months and years of service. One could say the same about most safety equipment - but accidents do happen. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor

December 21, 2017

Growth in Piggyback Includes Short Trailers

Growth in Piggyback Includes Short Trailers

Pups are less efficient than long trailers, but are when the 28-footers are loaded for certain destinations and their parcels avoid multiple handling en route. . .

January 18, 2018

A Dangerous Close-up of a Piggyback Trailer

A Dangerous Close-up of a Piggyback Trailer

Train hopping is dangerous – always dangerous – veterans of the pastime say. In his Trailer Talk blog, Tom Berg, from the safety of watching via YouTube, shares one train hopper's experience as he gets up close and personal to a piggyback trailer.

February 20, 2018

Low Bridge Ahead! Some Drivers See It, Others Don't
Sometimes Trailers Can Be Taxed Twice

Sometimes Trailers Can Be Taxed Twice

Let's say you resell a near-new trailer and charge the tax. The buyer complains that it's a used trailer. What do you say -- life's not fair?

March 21, 2018

How Will Trump’s Tariffs Affect Trailer Pricing?

Frank Maly of ACT Research figures the average trailer's price might go up by about $900. Some would be more. Meanwhile, how big a materials villain is China? Blog commentary by Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

April 27, 2018

Catching the Carnival’s Trailers in the Wee Hours
No CDL Needed to Operate This Trailer Spotter

No CDL Needed to Operate This Trailer Spotter

TrailerCaddy is battery-electric powered and can move empty and loaded semitrailers weighing up to 70,000 pounds, its maker says. Blog commentary by Tom Berg, Senior Contributing Editor.

October 30, 2017

Uncertainty Surrounds Trailers and GHG Phase 2

Uncertainty Surrounds Trailers and GHG Phase 2

Trailer aerodynamics and glider kits might get a reprieve from the fuel-efficiency rules, but backing away from national rules would turn California loose, some warn.

October 27, 2017