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Solar Transport Names New President

Rich Clair has been named president of Solar Transport, a Midwest tank truck carrier and logistics provider.

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Auxiliary Lighting Makes Nighttime Fuel Deliveries Safer

MAC Liquid Tank Trailers has developed an auxiliary lighting system for gasoline trailers intended to improve safety during nighttime filling station deliveries.

Tanker Crashes, Driver Dies, Road Damaged, But a Fair News Story

We we might never know why the rig hit the guardrail, because as the story said, the truck and any evidence, electronic or otherwise, were destroyed in the fire.

Photos: What Fleets are Spec'ing on Tank Trailers

In the October installment of our Trailers & Bodies department, we shared some trends on what fleets are spec'ing for productivity, safety and longevity on their bulk and liquid tanker trailers. Check out our photo gallery for more details and examples.

Tanker Fleet Manager Praises Air Disc Brakes

Jim Fox, a manager at aviation-fuel-hauler Pinnacle Express, is a strong believer in disc brakes. This mechanic and million-mile former driver declares that drum brakes are "obsolete." Read more in Tom Berg's Trailer Talk blog.

VIDEO: Idaho Milk Hauler Saves Fuel with Adaptive Gearing

Volvo Trucks has put a new spin on an old powertrain management strategy. By locking out top gear on its I-Shift overdrive transmission, drivers can pull loads efficiently in 11th gear (direct drive) and still get the performance they want.

Pedigree Technologies Releases Mobile Fluid Monitoring System

Pedigree Technologies, Fargo, N.D., has developed a mobile fluid monitoring system in partnership with Pro-Fab Industries, Arborg, Manitoba, and Titan Logix Corp., Edmonton, Alberta.

4 Trends in Liquid Tank Trailers

From federal regulations to spec’ing a new liquid tank trailer, there are many specific concerns for the liquid bulk tank truck industry.