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A Lot of Thought Went Into This Tanker

A Lot of Thought Went Into This Tanker

On the road last month, Senior Editor Tom Berg spotted a pneumatic tanker trailer with some non-traditional features. He shares some insight from the driver in his latest Trailer Talk blog.

April 7, 2016

Snow Doesn’t Stop Poland Spring's ‘Safety Blitz’
Meeting a Walking Oshkosh History Museum

Meeting a Walking Oshkosh History Museum

Senior Editor Tom Berg guest-writes the All That's Trucking blog with a story of an interesting character he met recently while on assignment.

August 14, 2014

Here’s to Tequila Patron, Which Made This Trailer Possible
Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles

Once Around the Yard: How Salvation Army Won its P&D Battles

Over the Christmas holidays, the Salvation Army’s bell ringers raise money to help fund its disaster and human-relief efforts. But considerable dollars also come from its daily pick-ups of donated household and office goods that are delivered to warehouses for sorting and refurbishment. These items are then resold in its Family Stores. For this, SA employs a fleet of medium-duty trucks.

January 13, 2014

Idle Reduction is Key for Ohio Construction Fleet
Private Fleet Tackles Turbulence To Improve Fuel Economy
Class 8 Update: Downturn, But Far From Bad Times
Trailers are Smarter Than Ever

Trailers are Smarter Than Ever

Reefer temperature sensing, remote tracking, and tire pressure management are now in use. Coming soon: monitoring more mechanical conditions.

January 23, 2017

Test Drive: Clarke-APG Dual-Fuel Glider

Test Drive: Clarke-APG Dual-Fuel Glider

From the ground and behind the wheel, you’d think this Freightliner Columbia is brand new. This was obvious on a run out on Interstate 70 in eastern Missouri, pulling a hopper-bottom trailer with a heavy load of granulated lime destined for an animal-food plant in Montgomery City, west of St. Louis. It rode, shifted and ran like new, and was just as comfortable.

May 9, 2014

Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers

Providing ‘Comforts of Home’ for Heartland’s Drivers

Bruce Hudson, director of corporate maintenance at Heartland Express, has a heart when it comes to the Iowa-based truckload and logistics company’s drivers, who must spend nights on the road. So he’s come up with changes to a tractor’s electrical system that will benefit them during off-duty hours.

May 14, 2014

Electric Vehicles Zoom in Indy

Electric Vehicles Zoom in Indy

Is electricity a fuel? Sure, even if we call it “power.” Electricity itself is far cheaper than any petroleum or gaseous fuel, and the motors it powers have many advantages for propulsion – high efficiency, tremendous torque, quietness and cleanliness, at least in the vehicle itself.

May 15, 2014

How to Avoid Weather-Related Pileups
Propane Remains Popular Alternative Fuel in the U.S.
Q&A: Caterpillar’s Ron Schultz