Equipment

Tony Reiter transports petroleum in the Midwest in this 2008 Peterbilt 388, powered by a 525-hp Cummins and 18-speed transmission. The truck is outfitted with a GPS, satellite radio and Webasto bunk heater.

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Utility releases side skirt

A new advanced aerodynamic side skirt, the USS-120A, is now available from Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co. The skirt is U.S. EPA SmartWay certified, and its usage can lead to at least 5 percent fuel savings. Galvanized high tensile steel braces allow the skirt to move ...

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Randy Rollins of Jacksonville, Ill., drives this 2005 Kenworth W900L, owned by Envirovac Waste Transport. Dubbed “Wasted,” the truck is equipped with a 475-hp Cummins and a 13-speed transmission. Rollins hauls hazardous waste throughout the Midwest.

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Truck and tire cleaning system

The Vehicle & Equipment Washers system provides a way for drivers to clean their trucks and tires and help control debris. The VEWI system is self-contained, and it recycles and filters water in the cleaning process. Systems can be customized to fulfill vehicle needs, the ...

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Double Coin relaunches website

A newly redesigned website is intended to be more user friendly, Double Coin Tires and China Manufacturers Alliance announced. The site includes a wider viewing area, new tire images and a resource center for downloadable information and reference. Viewers can now access more customer testimonials and ...

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Jim Lammon, of Grass Lake, Mich., haul flatbed freight regionally with this 1985 Peterbilt 359. The truck is powered by a 400-hp Caterpillar and 15-speed transmission. “Old iron is getting harder to come by these days, so when I see an old truck like mine, ...

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Drew Jorgensen and his father haul sheep around Utah, California and Colorado in their 2008 Kenworth W900L. The family has about 3,000 sheep on its Utah ranch. The truck is equipped with a 550-hp Caterpillar and 18-speed transmission and pulls a 1997 48-foot Wilson sheep ...

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Vocational tire

Continental released two new construction tires, the HSC1 and the HDC1.  The HSC1, a heavy steer construction tire, is designed with a wider tread and a shoulder rib and has a patented tread pattern that prevents stone retention. The HDC1 is an extra-deep drive tire ...

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