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Newspaper Looks at Trucks vs. Bridge Incidents
Nissan’s ProPilot Breezes Past Past Two Tankers
Suicide by Flatbed on TV’s ‘Blue Bloods’ is Guilty of Technical Errors
Western Star 4700 Gets Cummins X12, Updated Interior, Enhanced Electronics
Snow Will Again Blow Off Trailer Roofs, But Henry Thissen’s Ready
A Big Rig Ain't Diddly Compared To a Train

A Big Rig Ain't Diddly Compared To a Train

Motor vehicles are routinely torn apart by freight and passenger trains because drivers aren’t paying attention to what they're doing, or think they can beat that train to a grade crossing.

May 9, 2018

Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

Risky Maneuver Breaks a Two-Rig Blockade

There is little more annoying than two big rigs driving side by side for miles on a freeway or Interstate road, keeping faster-moving cars from passing and oblivious to traffic building up behind them. Blog from Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg.

April 16, 2018

Low Bridge Ahead! Some Drivers See It, Others Don't
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

Roof Rake-Like Snow Scraper Solves a Dangerous Problem

Roof Rake-Like Snow Scraper Solves a Dangerous Problem

Several northern states have laws requiring snow and ice to be removed from trucks and cars. But decreeing it is easier than doing it; automated devices aren't always where a snow-covered semi is. Tom Berg highlights one handheld alternative in his Trailer Talk blog.

January 6, 2018

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

Intellipark Takes the Sting Out of Parking Brake Valves
Wheels Bring 'Thrills' to the Delaware County Fair
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

Thin-Walled Fuel Tanks Feed Another Fiery Truck Wreck