The redesigned Aspen 40-Ton 5-axle crane dolly features a moving carriage, both vertical and lateral greasable rollers and Teflon-coated top rails. These features help ensure the carriage’s capacity to slide while the crane turns corners. The crane dolly is designed with five axles to meet specific weight regulations and has both 12-volt and 24-volt lighting systems to comply with most crane manufacturers’ lighting specifications. The crane dolly features safety tread plate throughout.
Long- haul cookbook
“Roadcookin’: A long haul driver’s guide to healthy eating,” by Pam Whitfield and Don Jacobson, tackles the American obesity epidemic by showing how long haul truckers can deal with weight, high blood pressure and type 2 diabetes through nutritional changes. A 28-day meal plan provides readers with four weeks’ worth of menus and shopping lists. Each recipe is scaled for one person.
The PC10 Power-Cord Series comes with a 5-foot pigtail, handles up to 30 feet of 16- and 12-gauge cord and features six cord accessory options for every power and light management application. Crafted in heavy-gauge steel, the product has an integrated drum-style spring motor, durable FDA-compliant composite hub and grommet cable guide designed to avoid cable pinching. Each model comes with a 20-amp slip ring assembly.
TruckProtect North America’s Neck-It anti-siphon device fits all makes of Classes 7 and 8 vehicles. The device deters siphoning by having holes smaller than 1/2 inch and is designed for high-speed fuel filling without splash-back.
Harley-Davidson LoneStar limited edition
A limited edition sleeper-only Harley-Davidson LoneStar will begin production in June. The tractor features black paint with silver and orange striping; a grille inspired by both Harley-Davidson logo-type side graphics and the 1939 International D-series authentic Harley headlights; 7-in. chrome exhaust stacks with bologna cut tips; set-back fuel tanks; custom forged and machined 24.5-in. wheels with Harley-Davidson bar and shield center caps; and a deep sunshade and aluminum battery box, both with Harley-Davidson bar and shield logos.
Interior features inspired by the motorcycle include a bright finish shift lever with engraved limited production, engine-turned number plate on a custom shift handle that includes the owner’s name and a serial number; perforated leather upholstery with color-coordinated black-on-black stitching; Harley-Davidson fuel tank badges on front seat backs and rear couch bolster; and an instrument cluster featuring hooded gauges with turned aluminum faces and an engine-turned argent-colored housing background for the cluster and secondary display.
Continental Tire North America’s newest over-the-highway long-haul drive tire, the HDL2 DL, features Continental’s deepest truck tire tread, at 32/32 in. The tire’s closed shoulder tread design provides traction in wet and dry conditions and resists irregular wear. An innovative lug angle provides traction throughout the life of the original tire, and a wider casing increases handling stability. The company’s patented groove technology is designed to reduce stone retention and casing penetrations. The HDL2 DL is offered in 11R22.5; 275/80R22.5; 11R24.5; and 285/75R24.5.
GITI Tire USA’s GT876 is a wide-base, all-position radial tire designed for heavy front axles. The tire is intended for service on and off highway and in heavy haul applications. The tread is designed for extended use and traction. The tire material has a cut and chip compound made to resist tread tears. The radial tire is available in 385/65R22.5 18PR, 425/65R22.5 20PR and 445/65R22.5 20 PR sizes.
Power disconnect switch
The Cole Hersee 75920 master battery disconnect switch provides an emergency power cutoff, protecting vehicles from tampering, theft and battery drain. The switch’s composite-engineered polymer housing is made to resist corrosion. It has an amperage capacity of 300 amps at 12-volt DC, can be used in high-side or low-side applications and fits the standard master disconnect switch mounting pattern.
The TnT Release works as a lever with existing fifth-wheel configurations and is made up of a chrome molybdenum handle and an industrial-grade aluminum rail. The product works consistently in all weather conditions, the company says.
The ARC power booster 1500E jumpstarts commercial engines with 24 volts. The wheeled unit uses two Group 31 heavy-duty batteries, which supports a removable 110-volt pulse charger. The power booster includes a 12-volt DC accessory socket, a trailer light check system, copper cables and clamps, two 10-foot lead sets, a self-regulating charger and a one-year warranty.
Minimizer quarter fenders feature interior ribbing to deflect road spray and damaging stones away from mirrors, tanks, trailers and on-coming traffic. The design hides mounting brackets on the inside for a smooth look. The fenders feature a contoured design and are galvanized, powder-coated and zinc-plated. An optional custom logo is available on the spray guard flap.
The Tracerline TP-9363 PRO-Chek CG combustible gas leak detector is a diagnostic tool for finding leaks in compressed natural gas vehicles, acetylene welding tanks and propane tanks. It detects gasoline, methanol, ethanol, methane, ethane, butane and other toxic gases.
The new Superbright LED indicators come in bright chrome, black chrome and satin gray bezel finishes. The Q series LEDs provide 1,400 to 10,000 millicandela of light and a life expectancy of 100,000 hours.
Valley now offers a complete line of LED and incandescent trailer light kits and replacement lighting. Available in both 10- and 24-diode LED patterns, the assortment includes replacement lighting for the industry standard 4-in. round and 6-in. oval lights, as well as a line of marker light kits in various sizes.
The Yellow Rack holds load bars vertically against van trailer walls. The company says that less than 1 square foot of space is used for the storage. The product has a lock, is made from rubberized nylon polymer and requires no tool installation.
Free online mileage
Prophesy Transportation Solutions offers a free online version of its commercial mileage software. Access to the new Prophesy online webMiler is free of charge and unrestricted. The program calculates mileage summaries by state, and offers point-to-point routing for commercial routes. Basic, silver, gold and platinum versions of the product are also available for monthly subscription fees and include multi-point routing, digital maps down to street level, shortest distance and most practical miles, and route optimization. The program’s users can save trip parameters, download mileage reports, calculate Industry Standard Rating (ISR) miles and plot fuel stops along the route.