Equipment

Utility receives safety award

  |  June 11, 2012

Utility Trailer Manufacturing Company has received the Truck Trailer Manufacturers Association Annual Safety Award for its Marion, Va., manufacturing plant. Utility’s Marion plant manufactures 3000R refrigerated trailers. The plant has been honored with the “Category A” ...

Reduced stopping distance brake block

  |  June 11, 2012

Federal-Mogul recently introduced the Abex Reduced Stopping Distance Brake Block that the company says meets safety standards and is available in three application-specific formulations: RN (organic, 20,000-pound axle rating, copper-free formulation), RSM (semi-metallic, 29,000-pound axle ...

Two awesome class 8 motor coaches

  |  June 10, 2012

The first comes by way of the Southeastern Regional Truck Show and the awesome pair of Hyler Bracey and Cass Flagg, the former of whom you may well remember as one of the folks behind ...

Heat: Your tires’ No. 1 enemy

  |  June 09, 2012

The folks at GITI Tire reminded us of this in their most recent newsletter, citing an article from the Saturday Evening Post that estimated 80 percent of tire failures were due to underinflation -- the ...

TND nav unit with Wi-Fi connectivity

  |  June 08, 2012

Rand McNally has introduced the IntelliRoute TND 720, a 7-in. truck-specific GPS with Wi-Fi connectivity, allowing for real-time weather information and display, and new hardware with a rugged casing, video input and a brighter screen. Wi-Fi ...

Video aid for CSA tire inspections

  |  June 07, 2012

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

In-cab TV mount

  |  June 07, 2012

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 ...

All-natural, water-based cleaning product

  |  June 06, 2012

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. ...