| May 18, 2011

Meriden, Iowa, resident Matthew Cronin hauls livestock in the Midwest with this "Sea Monster" 2003 Peterbilt 379. The name comes from the sea-foam color, he says. “I’d seen a truck with a color like this ...

| May 11, 2011

Matt Mason uses his 2005 International 9100 to haul hot asphalt mix and a cement tanker locally in his hometown of Sellersburg, Ind. The truck is powered by a 450-hp Cummins and a 13-speed transmission.

| May 04, 2011

Owner-operator and trucking vet C.O. Bruce says he wanted to “retain the old, classic look of the truck but add in modern function.” His 1969 Peterbilt 359, the “Orange Blossom Special,” as ...

Wireless battery tester

| May 02, 2011

The EECS400 Wireless Battery System Tester checks battery, starting and charging systems wirelessly and displays battery condition as percentage of available capacity, related capacity and state of charge as a good, marginal or replace status. ...

Cup holder

| April 29, 2011

The Cup Keeper Cup Holder Adapter is a patented plastic adapter that makes any size mug, cup or bottle fit into your vehicle’s cup holder. It sits in the existing cup holder and expands to ...

| April 27, 2011

This ’99 Freightliner FLD120 hauls logs and logging equipment in North Carolina. Owner David Miller of Millers Creek, N.C., accessorized the truck with a 16-in. visor, louvered grille, lights, horns and 6-in. ...

Expanded tire line-up

| April 27, 2011

Three new sizes of commercial tires are now available: the M122, size 285/75R24.5, and the M608Z, sizes 215/75R19.5 and 265/70R19.5. The tires are all-position, drive-axle, free-rolling and on/off road applications. TOYO TIRE, www.toyotires.com

Battery status indicator

| April 25, 2011

The Battery Status Indicator is a device that can be added to monitor the state of power for any battery, particularly lift gate batteries, and alerts operators during pre-trip inspections that battery power may be ...

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