Equipment

Fitzgerald adds Kenworth Icon 900, Western Star 4900 to glider kit offerings

Fitzgerald Glider Kits announced Aug. 27 it has added the the Kenworth Icon 900 and the Western Star 4900 to its glider kit offerings. The announcement came at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas, Texas.

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Swift ordered to pay owner-operator $2.6 million after trailer squashed his foot

The jury has awarded the owner-operator $2.6 million for physical and mental pain, medical expenses and past and future lost wages.

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Mariners-themed Kenworth to help raise money for children’s literacy program

A Kenworth T880 52-inch sleeper truck with a special Seattle Mariners theme will be part of a Paccar fundraising effort outside Safeco Field in support of the Page Ahead Children’s Literacy Program in Seattle.

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EPA, NHTSA officials to hear from truckers on emissions/fuel-efficiency regs at GATS

The officials will hear from truckers in a public hearing on the "Phase 2" proposal to accelerate fuel-economy and greenhouse-gas emissions standards for 2018-'27 model year trailers and 2021-'27 trucks.

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Commercial Vehicle Group’s wide Bostrom truck seat

Commercial Vehicle Group’s Wide Ride Core premium seat for Class 7 and 8 heavy-duty trucks, the latest addition to the company’s Bostrom Seating brand lineup, builds on its Wide Ride II platform that features a wider seat design and adds several features and options, such ...

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Michelin’s regional retread

Michelin’s X Multi Energy D Pre-Mold retread for regional and emerging super-regional applications is SmartWay-verified and designed for added fuel efficiency and scrub resistance in regional applications. Suited for 4x2 applications, the retread features a dual-layer energy compound; the top layer is designed to provide ...

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Galbreath’s container locking system

Galbreath’s Roc-Loc Roll-Off Container Locking System is designed to secure roll-off containers for transport. Built to be compatible with most brands of cable hoists, hook hoists and trailers, the system has two single-acting air-actuated airbags engineered to keep each arm in the “hold” position. It is ...

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Emergi-Safe’s warning light

Emergi-Safe’s 2020 combines the functions of a high-power warning beacon, flashlight and work light into one product to complement reflective triangles and provide an alternative to incendiary strike flares. The light is 12 inches tall and features an LED module with 16 high-intensity wide-angle dual-color ...

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