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Heavy Hauls Follow Tragic Train Wreck Near Tacoma

Permitted weight of the locomotive move was 585,000 pounds, said the CEO of Oxbo Inc., which hauled away the battered engine.

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A Rolling Tarp Might Have Worked for an O-O's Special Load

Chameleon Innovations' literature says the firm offers inside widths of up to 104.4 inches and heights of up to 144 inches, plus custom dimensions to suit a customer’s operations.

Interesting Equipment at the New Atlanta Show

Whether or not North America needed another truck show, based on attendance and quality of exhibitors, the new NACV is likely to have a real future.

Dorsey Introduces New Aluminum Giant Flatbed Trailer Series

Dorsey Trailer has introduced the Aluminum Giant all-aluminum platform trailer series, designed for weight savings and increased payload capacity.

Can You Remember Every Pre-Trip Item?

Pre-trips are supposed to be done before the vehicle is pulled away from a parking place and heads for the highway. In this blog from Senior Editor Tom Berg, we run through each item in a pre-trip inspection.

The 2016 Trailers Update

New features displayed at truck shows and announced separately cut weight, add ruggedness and utility.

AeroKits for Tractors Now Offered for Flatbed, Tanker Trailers

FlowBelow Aero Inc., the manufacturer of fairings and wheel covers that control air movement around a road tractor’s drive wheels, is now selling a version for tractors that pull flatbed and tank trailers.

MAC's New Lightweight, High-Capacity Flatbed

MAC Trailer Manufacturing says its new Lo-Pro Elite flatbed is engineered to provide "ultimate" capacity for general building materials, pipe, and palleted general-freight loads.

Metal Coils Snuggle Safely into Cradles on This Specialized Trailer

Most truckers who haul heavy rolls of steel and other metals use flatbeds, but there’s a safer way, in the opinion of those who use Transcraft Coil Haulers. Tom Berg has more in his Trailer Talk blog.

Utility Trailer Details 4000A, 4000S Flatbeds and Tautliner

In this video, Utility outlines the capabilities and use cases for each of these heavy duty trailers. Get a look at the inside and out of Utility's 4000A and 4000S flatbeds and the Tautliner curtainsided trailer. To read more click here.