ARLINGTON, Va. — Strong underride guards on the rear of tractor-trailers have proven effective in preventing underride in crash tests conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
WESTLAKE, Ohio — TravelCenters of America, operator of the TA and Petro Stopping Centers travel center brands, said its TA Truck Service facility located at the TA Robert Fernald Willington, Connecticut, location has won Landstar’s first annual Inspection Site of the Year award.
CITY OF INDUSTRY, Calif. — Utility Trailer Manufacturing Co., the industry’s largest manufacturer of refrigerated trailers and a manufacturer of dry freight vans, flatbeds and Tautliner curtain-sided trailers, is on target to manufacture its 500,000th refrigerated van in 2017.
LONG BEACH, Calif. — Kenworth continues its advancements on low/zero emission projects focused on Kenworth T680 day cabs for drayage tractor operations in Southern California ports, which are backed by $9 million in government grants awarded last August.
MONROVIA, Calif. — Double Coin and CMA, a tire manufacturer and marketer, has enhanced its retread warranty to seven years and three retreads for all Double Coin Truck & Bus Radial (TBR) tire products.