Thursday, April 26, 2018
Equipment
Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

Daimler opens new High Desert Proving Grounds in Oregon

PORTLAND, Ore. — Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) Thursday celebrated the completion and official opening of its new High Desert Proving Grounds in Madras, Oregon.

Study: Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

Study: Global tailpipe tests vastly underestimate diesel pollution

WASHINGTON — Pollution from diesel trucks, buses and cars globally is more than 50 percent higher than levels shown in government lab tests, a new study says.

Hot weather presents its own set of hazardous conditions for trucks and drivers

Hot weather presents its own set of hazardous conditions for trucks and drivers

Every summer brings a certain amount of heat, but when the heat is accompanied by drought, driving conditions can become more hazardous than usual. Being prepared for summer driving, a good idea in any year, is even more important in times when rainfall is scarce.

Insurance Institute tests show well-built guards can keep car from going under CMV

Insurance Institute tests show well-built guards can keep car from going under CMV

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.

TA Truck Service at TA Robert Fernald Willington wins Landstar's inspection award

TA Truck Service at TA Robert Fernald Willington wins Landstar's inspection award

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.

Utility Trailer set to manufacture its 500,000th refrigerated van this year

Utility Trailer set to manufacture its 500,000th refrigerated van this year

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.

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