Peterbilt updates refuse model

| September 14, 2011

Peterbilt remodeled its Model 320 truck by taking steps to improve maneuverability, increase utility and enhance driver comfort, the truck maker says. The new 320 has two steering gear options, a light-weight battery box, an ...

| September 07, 2011

This 2002 Peterbilt 379, owned by David McDaniel of Jefferson City, Tenn., is equipped with a 550-hp Catherpillar and 18-speed transmission. McDaniel says he began adding parts right after he bought it in 2006. ...

| August 31, 2011

Scott Mueller chose the blue and silver paint job on his 2007 Western Star 4900, bought new, to express his love for the Dallas Cowboys. A third-generation driver from Fremont, Wis., Mueller hauls equipment and ...

Flatbed load securement system

| August 26, 2011

Utility Trailer Manufacturing, the industry-leading manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a leader in dry vans, curtain-side flats and other trailers, is now offering its Adjustable Load Securement System as an option on Utility flatbeds. It’s ...

New business/equipment service for owner-operators, fleets

| August 26, 2011

A new full-service trucking and transport resource, OnRamp Transportation Services, offers both equipment and business services to carriers, contractors and owner-operators. The West Valley City, Utah-headquartered company “saw a tremendous need in the marketplace,” said ...

Bridgestone introduces three new mixed-service tires

| August 25, 2011

Bridgestone has introduced two new truck tires and a wide-based trailer tire, the company announced Aug. 26 at the Great American Trucking Show in Dallas. The M799 mixed-service drive tire's primary use is on-highway service, but ...

Minimizer introduces chrome poly fender

| August 25, 2011

A new chrome poly fender is designed for durability and long shine, said Minimizer CEO Craig Kruckeberg Thursday at the product’s launch.

| August 23, 2011

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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