Equipment

Video aid for CSA tire inspections

Michelin partnered with the Tire Industry Association to produce an in-depth look at tire inspections to help drivers maintain CSA compliance.

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In-cab TV mount

The LCD404L Locking Cantilever TV Wall Mount has a 25-in. extended arm and is designed specifically for TVs mounted in moving vehicles. When not in use, LCD404L locks your screen securely against the wall with “SmartLock,” a patent-pending, spring-loaded pin locking mechanism with a pull-chain ...

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All-natural, water-based cleaning product

The Lotus Pro High Capacity chemical-free cleaning system uses tap water to make Liquefied Ozone, a powerful natural cleaner, stain remover, deodorizer and sanitizer. The cleaner is residue-free and safe on natural wood and stone. The product has been tested to be 50 percent stronger ...

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Are you a natural gas truck owner-operator?

Overdrive's brand-new June issue features our quarterly section devoted to the severe service niche that's heavy this time around on coverage of natural-gas-powered engine technology, leading with the story of a Chicago ready-mix concrete outfit that's put down big investments in natural gas Kenworth W900s. ...

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The hit song by country music artist Terri Clark inspired the name of Tommy Roach’s 1999 Peterbilt 379. The truck is powered by a C12 Caterpillar and 13-speed transmission. The pop song “fit my lifestyle,” says the past Overdrive Pride & Polish contestant (in 2009, ...

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RoadMate customizable trucking GPS

The RoadMate Commercial 9270T-LM features a 7-in. high-def display, customizable truck-specific routing and hands-free communication to enhance safety and trip logging for easy reporting. The GPS, made by Magellan, is the second model in its family and includes a truckstop directory, lane assist, one-touch menu, ...

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Reefer units with APX control

Carrier Transicold recently introduced two new models in its X2 series of trailer refrigeration units, the 2500 APX and 2100 APX, both featuring the APX control system. The units’ APX control system combines distributed, modular electronics, service and expandability, an easy-to-use driver interface and USB connectivity ...

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Richard Carlson of Bolingbrook, Ill., pulls a flatbed with this 2005 Peterbilt 379, hauling anything from bedding materials to steel. It’s equipped with an 18-speed transmission and a C15 twin-turbo Caterpillar. Leased to Mercer Transportation, he bought the truck new in 2005 and added sleeper ...

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