Curb-resistant spread axle tire

  |  February 22, 2012

Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. has tire specifically made for spread axle trailers, the G619 RST. The tire is developed to resist scrubbing and curb impact, features a deep 18/32 inch tread depth, a tough ...

  |  February 22, 2012

Raleigh, N.C., native Brandon Smith hauls glass six days per week regionally with his ’96 Peterbilt 379 and 34-foot MAC.

Solus showcases new aerodynamic devices

  |  February 21, 2012

Solus has a range of new aerodynamic devices for commercial trailers on display at TMC's Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla., this week. Among the products showcased is the Solus Split Skirt and Wheel Cavity Covers, ...

ATDynamics introduces roll door TrailerTail design

  |  February 21, 2012

ATDynamics says its new RollTail, rear-mounted aerodynamic fairing is the first commercially available tail fairing specifically designed for trailers with roll doors. Previous TrailerTail designs have been for swing-door design trailers. The new RollTail is a DOT-compliant, ...

Double Coin introduces OptiGreen fuel efficient tire line

  |  February 21, 2012

Double Coin Tires has announced the addition of the OptiGreen series of fuel efficient tires at the TMC Spring Meeting in Tampa, Fla. These SmartWay-verified tires include the FR605, FD405, FT105 and FT125 super-wide trailer ...

Laydon Composites trailer fairing

  |  February 20, 2012

The new fairing can be configured and eliminate problems with low ground clearances.

Web tool provides cross-references

  |  February 17, 2012

  New web-based lookup tool collects data on original equipment makers and independent manufacturers for more than 30 product lines. Customers can search for parts by entering the Alliance Truck Parts number or by a competing ...

  |  February 15, 2012

“I just wanted something different,” Midwest flatbed hauler Rich Carlson says of his 2005 Peterbilt 379’s aftermarket touches. “I wanted to make the job a little more fun.” Carlson, of Bolingbrook, Ill., has added 7-inch ...