equipment-products

Air disc brakes made standard

Peterbilt will make front-axle air disc brakes standard across its entire Class 8 truck and tractor line.

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Refrigerated unit control system

System features distributed electronics for increased reliability and simpler troubleshooting.

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ATD offers smaller trailer tail fairing

TrailerTail Nano is a smaller version of the company’s rear-drag-reducing trailer add-on.

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Qualcomm MCP50

ALK Technologies’ CoPilot Truck on-board GPS navigation solution will be the standard navigation application.

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Paperless bookkeeping software

TruckTax Trucker-Books is a paperless bookkeeping software program that is designed to reduce the time and cost investment required by truckers to manage their bookkeeping, accounting and business tax information and filings. The program eliminates the need to prepare and package income and expense information by using a spreadsheet system to send information to their accountant on a monthly basis by email for processing and reports preparation. The system also has a built-in Load Profit ...

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Fuel card program

The Over the Road and Local Fleet One fuel card program was announced by The North American Truck Stop Network and Professional Transportation Partners and includes the benefits of no transaction fee to trucking company when fuel is purchased at any NATSN or PTP truck stop, a minimum discount of 2 cents off per gallon earned with each fuel purchase, password protected Internet access to card purchase information and daily invoicing with 7 day terms ...

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Fifth wheel system

Volvo Trucks offers a new fifth wheel option, which is installed directly into a truck’s frame. The smaller, lighter design preserves ride and drive quality and weighs 165 pounds, 100 pounds less than current standard-duty fifth wheel systems. It can handle a vertical load of 50,000 pounds and a drawbar pull of 150,000 pounds. VOLVO, volvotrucks.us.com

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Aftermarket mirrors

The new line of aftermarket mirrors for Class 6, 7 and 8 trucks fit all manufacturers and come in two styles, the 8-in. convex mirror and a 7-in. by 16-in. West Coast mirror, available in heated and non-heated options. The West Coast mirrors have a stainless steel finish, heavy-duty multi-channel construction and 5/16-in. No. 18 mounting studs for installation. The convex mirrors come in chromed steel and have an adjustable ball stud and glass mounted ...

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Plastic card holder

The 30-gauge, clear vinyl Fleet VisorWallet card holder features a 1-in. wide elastic strap to keep it securely attached to the visor.  The holder is designed to be visible from the front of the visor or hidden on the back, can be custom printed with driver instructions or fleet service information and includes color straps. RNR Plastics, www.rnrplastics.com

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TRP mirrors

The mirrors in TRP’s new line work for all Class 6, 7 or 8 trucks and tractors, regardless of manufacturer. The mirrors come in styles such as an 8-inch convex mirror and a 7-inch by 16-inch west coast mirror. Heating can be added as an option, and the mirrors are backed with an 18-month warranty. TRPParts.com

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