An analysis of four tanker configurations showed drag reduction of more than 2%. But Senior Contributing Editor Tom Berg suggests another way to cut drag – eliminating tanker fenders, which act like sails and pull backwards on the trailer.
Making Tank Trailers Safer
Statistically, cargo tanks, both liquid and dry bulk, are statistically among the safest vehicles on the road today. But the tank sector does face certain challenges that are inherent with the job.